Shai Hope Turns into Tenth Participant To Hit Century In 100th ODI | Cricket Information

Shai Hope with Desmond Haynes forward of the second ODI.© AFP

West Indies batter Shai Hope on Sunday turned the tenth batter to attain a century in his 100th ODI. The trendy West Indies opener achieved this accomplishment in the course of the second ODI towards India at Queens’ Park Oval at Port of Spain. He’s additionally the fourth West Indies batter to take action. A six on the fourth supply of 45th over bowled by spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took the batter to this memorable century.

Hope was extraordinarily excellent with the bat. He scored 115 runs off 135 balls earlier than he was dismissed by Shardul Thakur after he was caught by Axar Patel at long-off.

He has joined the corporate of gamers like Gordon Greenidge, Chris Cairns, Mohammad Yousuf

Kumar Sangakkara, Chris Gayle, Marcus Trescothick, Ramnaresh Sarwan, David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan, who’ve scored centuries of their 100th ODI.


Coming to the match, West Indies posted 311/6 of their 50 overs after electing to bat first. A 65-run stand between Shai Hope and Kyle Mayers (39) gave Windies an amazing begin. It was adopted by a 62-run stand between Hope and Shamarh Brooks (35).

After Brandon King fell rapidly, a 117-run stand occurred between Hope and Captain Nicholas Pooran (74). Shardul Thakur, the Indian pacer restricted run move to an extent within the ultimate 10 overs and took three wickets, however the Windies had posted a large rating. Thakur completed as one of the best bowler for India with three/54. India chased down the goal in 49.four overs with two wickets to spare.

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