Australia batter Glenn Maxwell has gone level with India skipper Rohit Sharma to hit the most centuries in T20I cricket history. Maxwell hit a brilliant century to guide Australia to a last-ball win against India at the Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati.

Maxwell hit Australia’s fastest T20I century to guide them to a 5-wicket win against India in the third T20I of the five-match series. Maxwell scored an unbeaten 104 off 48 deliveries, smashing eight boundaries and as many sixes against India.

Maxwell smashed India pacer Prasidh Krishna for a six and three successive boundaries in the last four balls of the match to clinch the win for the Aussies. With this win, Australia stayed alive in the five

match series, having lost the opening two matches in Vizag and Thiruvananthapuram.

Interestingly, this was also Maxwell’s 100th T20I for Australia and he celebrated it by going level with Rohit’s T20I record. The two batters have scored four centuries each, the most in the shortest format of the game.

After being put in to bat first, India found themselves in trouble as both Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ishan Kishan departed in quick succession. Suryakumar Yadav scored a 29-ball 39 before being dismissed by Aaron Hardie. Ruturaj Gaikwad registered the second hight T20I score for India, hitting an unbeaten 123 off just 52 balls, smashing 13 fours and seven sixes to guide India to a total of 222 for 3.
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