First five batsmen to score century in Cricket World Cup 2015
The World Cup 2015, has started with a bang as in just six matches it has witnessed 5 centuries. Aussies opener Aaron Finch scored a century in the opening match, followed by JP Duminy, David Miller, Virat Kohli and Lendl Simmons in next four matches.
News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 February 2015, 02:13:05 PM
The batting mainstay of India scored 107 against arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening match at Adelaide. It was important for the team as he was having a bad patch with the white ball in Down Under.
The Australian opener smashed 135 runs against arch-rivals England in their opening tie.
South Africa’s middle order batsman David Miller scored a fighting 138 against spirited Zimbabwe, when the team was in crisis on 83 for 4in 20 overs.
The South African middle order willower weaved a partnership of 256 runs for fifth wicket with David Miller to rescue the team against Zimbabwe. Duminy was unbeaten at 115 after 50 overs.
Lendl Simmons scored 102 against spirited Ireland in a losing course. West Indies piled up 304 but the Irish team chased down the mammoth score in 45.5 overs.