Twitter erupts as Quinton de Kock hits his 3rd century of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023; Registers highest score of the tournament
Quinton de Kock hit his third century of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 against Bangladesh.
South Africa are taking on Bangladesh in Mumbai in the 23rd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. South Africa winning the toss, chose to bat first. From the first ball, South Africans were on a mission to reach yet another huge total. Especially opener Quinton de Kock, who delivered a brilliant innings of 174.
He scored a spectacular 174 runs off just 140 balls. He hit 15 boundaries and cleared the ropes seven times before being dismissed by Hasan Mahmud. This innings showcased his exceptional talent and power as a batsman.
Quinton de Kock hits his third century in this World Cup
Quinton de Kock’s innings against Bangladesh marked a significant milestone in his illustrious career. He became the 16th South African player to achieve the incredible feat of playing 150 one-day internationals (ODIs). He also became the second-fastest South African batsman to achieve the remarkable milestone of 20 ODI centuries. Quinton’s ability to hit centuries with such frequency is a testament to his exceptional talent and an unwavering drive to be among the best in the world.
De Kock’s performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has been nothing short of extraordinary. This was his third century in the tournament, prior to Bangladesh match, he had already notched centuries against Sri Lanka and Australia.
After his record-breaking innings, social media was erupted with excitement.
South Africa after hammering 144 off the last 10 overs, have given a target of 383 runs to Bangladesh. It will be a tough chase for Bangladesh against an experienced side like South Africa.