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Friday, March 17, 2017

2017 Australia Tour of India - India Vs Australia Third Test @ Ranchi - Glenn Maxwell Achieves Rare Feat After Scoring Ton Friday March 17,2017

Glenn Maxwell brought up his well deserved century on Day 2 Friday March 17,2017of the third Test in Ranchi and by doing so, Maxwell became only the second Australian to slam a ton in all three formats of the game in international cricket.

The first Australian to achieve this rare feat was former Aussie all-rounder Shane Watson.
Glenn Maxwell — who is playing just his fourth match since making his Test debut in 2013 — was making a comeback into the Australian line-up due to Mitchell Marsh's injury.
Also Glenn Maxwell(28) is only the 13th player to have slammed tons in all three international formats.
Here are the other players to have notched up tons in all three formats while playing for their respective countries -
  1. Suresh Raina (India)
  2. Rohit Sharma (India)
  3. KL Rahul (India)
  4. Shane Watson (Australia)
  5. Glenn Maxwell (Australia)
  6. Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
  7. Tillakatne Dilshan (Sri Lanka)
  8. Martin Guptill (New Zealand)
  9. Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)
  10. Faf Du Plessis (South Africa)
  11. Chris Gayle (West Indies)
  12. Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh)
  13. Ahmed Shehzad (Pakistan)

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