South Africa broke records against Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup 2023 match in Delhi, making cricket history in the process.
Three hundreds by South African batsmen in one inning, a first in World Cup matches, was a notable accomplishment during this game. Only four times in the history of the ODI were three hundreds scored in a single inning.
South Africa demonstrated their batting prowess by scoring 428-5 in 50 overs, breaking the previous World Cup record.
Outstanding skill Aiden Markram scored the quickest century in a World Cup game. He beat Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien’s previous record by scoring his hundred in just 49 balls.
106 runs, including 14 fours and three sixes, were scored by Markram in just 54 balls during his outstanding performance.
By hitting hundreds, Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen also displayed their prowess in cricket. With 12 fours and three sixes off 83 balls, De Kock scored his 18th ODI century. Together with van der Dussen, who scored his fifth century in this format off 103 balls with 12 fours and three sixes, they put together a solid partnership of 204 runs for the second wicket.