Edgbaston: 20-year-old Will Smeed became the first player to score a century in ‘The Hundred’ cricket. He scored this century in 49 balls.
Another format of cricket known in the world of cricket is ‘The Hundred’ cricket. As the name suggests each team will play only 100 balls (innings) in a match. It has been held as a franchise cricket series in England since last year.
Will has scored a century only in the second season of ‘The Hundred’ which is going on. This is the first century recorded in this format of cricket. He plays for Birmingham Phoenix. He scored this century against Southern Brave yesterday.
He scored a total of 101 runs off 50 balls. It included 8 fours and 6 sixes. He won the man of the match award in this match.