Warner goes past Ponting's, breaks 27-year-old record of most hundred in ODI World Cup

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New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Australia's left-hand batter David Warner slammed his sixth ODI World Cup century playing against the Netherlands, as he went past former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting's record of most ODI centuries in ODI World Cup for Australia, here on Wednesda

Ricky Ponting in his 43 World Cup innings slammed five World Cup centuries of which the last one came back in the 1996 World Cup playing against West Indies. Ponting held the record for 27 years which now goes to Warner.

In twenty-three World Cup innings, Warner has now six centuries comprising two consecutive World Cup centuries which came in the ongoing tournament.

With a century against the Netherlands, Warner also now levels himself with Sachin Tendulkar in the all-time list, just below India's Rohit Sharma, who has seven to his name.

Earlier, David Warner hit an impressive 104 runs off 93 balls comprising 11 boundaries and 3 maximums. With this knock, Warner also broke into the top five run-getters for World Cup 2023 and went past the likes of Mohammad Rizwan, Rachin Ravindra, and Rohit Sharma.

With the help of Warner and Maxwell’s fastest century in ODI World Cup history, Australia posted a mammoth total of 399/8 in 50 overs.

At the time of writing, Netherlands are 47/3 in 9.2 overs.

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