Australia’s penchant for explosive batting prowess in the T20 International arena has been further solidified by the remarkable achievements of their batsmen. The list of fastest centuries in T20 Internationals for Australia now boasts a trio of power-hitters: Aaron Finch, Josh Inglis and Glenn Maxwell – each reaching the century mark in a mere 47 deliveries.

Fastest T20I centurions for Australia

Aaron Finch

The scorching innings that initiated this record was Finch’s blitz against England in Southampton back in 2013. Finch’s whirlwind century, accomplished in just 47 balls, set the benchmark for Australian batsmen in the shortest format of the game.

Jos Inglis

Fast forward to the recent clashes against Team India, the Aussies witnessed two more remarkable feats. First, Inglis, in a scintillating showdown at Visakhapatnam in 2023, emulated Finch’s record, showcasing a whirlwind innings that culminated in a 47-ball century, displaying his remarkable hitting prowess against the Indian bowlers.

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Glenn Maxwell

Not to be outdone, the enigmatic Maxwell, known for his explosive batting, joined the elite club with a blistering 47-ball century against India in Guwahati during the same series. Maxwell’s ability to dismantle bowling attacks was on full display as he matched the record set by Finch and Inglis, further solidifying his reputation as one of the most dynamic T20 batsmen.

While Finch’s Southampton century held the top spot for almost a decade, the recent flurry of batting brilliance by Inglis and Maxwell has rewritten the record books, showcasing Australia’s depth in explosive batting talent in the shortest format of the game.

Maxwell’s ferocious century against Sri Lanka in Pallekele in 2016, achieved in 49 balls, and his 50-ball century against India in Bengaluru in 2019, also cement his dominance among the fastest T20I centurions for Australia.

Top 5 fastest T20I tons for Australia

  1. Aaron Finch (47 balls) vs ENG, Southampton, 2013
  2. Josh Inglis (47 balls) vs IND, Visakhapatnam, 2023
  3. Glenn Maxwell (47 balls) vs IND, Guwahati, 2023
  4. Glenn Maxwell (49 balls) vs SL, Pallekele, 2016
  5. Glenn Maxwell (50 balls) vs IND, Bengaluru, 2019

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As Australia continues to evolve as a force in T20 cricket, the trio’s phenomenal feats in achieving centuries in the shortest span possible have not only etched their names in the record books but also underscored their ability to turn the tide of a match within a matter of overs.

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