Jake Fraser-McGurk’s remarkable innings in the List A game between South Australia and Tasmania is indeed a remarkable achievement. Here’s a summary of his record-breaking century and the match:
- Fastest Century Record: Jake Fraser-McGurk broke the record for the fastest century in List A cricket, reaching his hundred in just 29 balls. The previous record was held by AB de Villiers, who achieved a century in 31 balls in an ODI against West Indies in 2015.
- Innings Details: Fraser-McGurk opened the batting for South Australia in their run chase. He initially faced only one ball out of the first 12 deliveries and scored just a single. However, in the third over of the innings, he unleashed a stunning display of aggressive batting.
- Fastest Half-Century Record: On his way to the century, Fraser-McGurk also set a new record for the fastest half-century in Australia’s one-day domestic competition, reaching 50 off just 18 balls. This broke Glenn Maxwell’s previous record of 19 balls.
- Innings Statistics: Fraser-McGurk’s final innings figures were 125 runs from 38 balls, which included 10 fours and an impressive 13 sixes. His aggressive batting played a crucial role in South Australia’s run chase.
- Match Outcome: Despite Fraser-McGurk’s extraordinary innings, South Australia ultimately fell short of the target set by Tasmania. They were 37 runs short of Tasmania’s record total of 435 in what was a high-scoring encounter.
Jake Fraser-McGurk’s century will go down as one of the most remarkable and record-breaking performances in List A cricket, showcasing his incredible batting talent and ability to score quickly.