Mitchell Marsh became the second player to do so in the World Cup after 12 years.

one day world cup The 18th match of 2023 is being played between Australia and Pakistan at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. David Warner and Mitchell Marsh started the innings for Australia. Both of them made a partnership of 259 runs for the first wicket. It is also the sixth highest partnership for any wicket in ODI World Cup history. On the other hand, Mitchell Marsh has also achieved a special achievement in the World Cup by scoring the second century of his ODI career.

Second player to score a century on his birthday

In the match, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl first. david The pair of Warner and Mitchell Marsh, after playing cautiously in the first few overs, started scoring runs at a fast pace from the 9th over. Mitchell Marsh supported Warner well and led the team towards a big score. In the match, Marsh completed his century in 100 balls, becoming the second player in World Cup history to do so on his birthday. Earlier in the 2011 World Cup, former New Zealand player Ross Taylor had scored a century in the match against Pakistan on his birthday.

6 players who scored a century on their birthday in ODI

Mitchell Marsh has now become the sixth player to score a century on his birthday in the ODI format. This feat was achieved for the first time by Vinod Kambli on his 21st birthday in 1993 against England. Sachin Tendulkar scored a century against Australia on his 25th birthday in 1998. At third place in the list is former Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya, who scored a century against Bangladesh on his 39th birthday. Ross Taylor scored an unbeaten 131 against Pakistan on his 27th birthday in 2011. Tom Latham scored 140 against Netherlands on his 30th birthday in 2022.