Shai Hope: West Indies ODI captain Shai Hope hit a stormy century against Nepal in the World Cup qualifiers. On the basis of this century, he has broken the special record of Team India’s star player Virat Kohli. Shai Hope has become the third player to score 15 centuries in the shortest innings in the 50-over format. He achieved this feat by playing an innings of 132 runs against Nepal.
Shai Hope completed his career’s 15th century in 105th innings. Virat took 106 innings to score his 15th century in ODIs. Virat has scored a total of 46 centuries in this format. In terms of scoring the fastest 15 centuries in ODIs, the captain of Pakistan team is Babar Azam, who did this feat in the least 83 innings.
Fastest player to complete 15 centuries in ODI cricket
Babur Azam- 83 innings
Hashim Amla – 86 innings
Shai Hope – 105 innings
Virat Kohli – 106 innings
Shikhar Dhawan – 108 innings
David Warner – 108 innings
If we talk about the match, in this match played between West Indies and Nepal, Pal won the toss and chose bowling. Nepal had also dropped three wickets of West Indies for 55 runs. But after this, captain Shai Hope and Nicholas Pooran shared a 216-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Puran scored 115 while Hope scored 132 and gave Nepal a target of 340 runs. Chasing this target, Nepal got bundled out for 238 runs. Shai Hope was awarded the player of the match for his captaincy innings.