Monday, February 2, 2015

Glenn Maxwell, first Australian player to score 90 or more and clinching 4wickets or more in ODI

Glenn Maxwell, Australia’s young star all rounder was the first Australian player to score 90 plus runs and taking atleast 4 wickets in an ODI match for Australia which seals Australia the tri-series before cricket world cup 2015. Maxwell playing a match winning innings of 95 runs in 98 balls and took 4 important wickets for Austraila in the Carlton Mid ODI tri-series final, against England at Perth. He and Mitchell Marsh build the Australian innings with 141 runs partnership, when Australia is struggling at 60/4. With this tri-series win Australia is going to the Cricket World Cup 2015 with full confidence and plays there first match against England on February 14 at Melbourne cricket ground.

Below table players from other countries with this record

Player name Country against batting score bowling year
 Viv Richards  West Indies  NZ  119  5/41  1987
 Nathan Astle  New Zealand  Pak  117  4/43  1997
 Sachin Tendulkar  India  Aus  141  4/38  1998
 Sourav Ganguly  India  SL  130 not out  4/21  1999
 Sanath Jayasuriya  Sri Lanka  Aus  122  4/39  2003
 Chris Gayle  West Indies  Zimbabwe  112 not out  4/24  2003
 Shoaib Malik  Pakistan  Hong Kong  118  4/19  2004
 Paul Collingwood  England  Ban  112 not out  6/31  2005
 Yuvraj Singh  India  Eng  118  4/28  2008
 T Dilshan  Sri Lanka  Zimbabwe  144  4/4  2011
 Shakib Al Hasan  Bangladesh  Zimbabwe  101  4/41  2014
 Glenn Maxwell   Australia  Eng   95  4/46  2015 

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