Australia bang a Win by 309 Runs over Netherlands – AUS Vs NED

New Delhi: Australia defeated Netherlands by 309 runs, breaking several records during the ODI World Cup 2023 in New Delhi on Wednesday. Glenn Maxwell’s fastest century in the history of the tournament was undoubtedly the highlight of the show. Australia, batting first, scored 399 runs for eight wickets with the help of centuries from David Warner (104) and Maxwell (106).

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  • It is the biggest margin of win across all editions of World Cup and the second biggest in ODI history, besides being the biggest for Australia.
  • It is the highest total(399) for Australia in a World Cup match in India and their second highest in the event overall.
  • Maxwell scored the fastest hundred in the competition’s history, reaching the landmark in just 40 balls to go past South African Aiden Markram’s previous record of 43 balls, which was also achieved in this edition.
  • Maxwell’s 40-ball century is also the fastest century by an Australian in this format.
  • Warner has become the fourth Australian player to score back-to-back centuries after Mark Waugh (1996), Ponting (2003-07) and Matthew Hayden (2007).
  • Warner (6) now also has the most World Cup centuries among Australians, going past Ponting (5) while joining India’s Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Adam Zampa has scalped a four-wicket haul in his third consecutive World Cup tie, thus becoming the first Australian to do so.
  • Bas de Leede’s spell of 2 for 115 is the most expensive in ODI history.
  • Also, De Leede has conceded 100-plus in the format on four instances this year, the joint most by a bowler in a year, alongside Jacob Duffy, Adam Zampa and Cameron Green.