The partnership of 222 runs between Miller and Klaasen (Heinrich Klaasen And David Miller) is the record for the fastest double century partnership in ODI. Together they defeated the Kangaroo bowling by scoring a total of 173 runs in the last 10 overs.
Clasen and Miller’s historic partnership
Heinrich Klaasen: In the fourth ODI against Australia (South Africa vs Australia, 4th ODI), the South African team got a spectacular victory by 164 runs. In this match, South Africa’s Heinrich Klaasen (Heinrich Klaasen record in ODI) surprised world cricket by playing a explosive innings. In the match, Klaasen played a brilliant inning of 174 runs in 83 balls. In his innings, Klaasen hit 13 fours and 13 sixes. On the basis of which South Africa exploded by scoring 416 runs in 50 overs. Later the Australian team was all out after scoring 252 runs in 34.5 overs. Klaasen was awarded the title of Player of the Match for his stormy innings. In the match, Klaasen along with David Miller made a partnership of 222 runs for the fifth wicket, Miller remained unbeaten after scoring 82 runs on 45 balls. Both of them made a world record by making a partnership of 222 runs in just 94 balls.
World record of Miller and Klaasen:
Let us tell you that the partnership of 222 runs between Miller and Klaasen (Heinrich Klaasen and David Miller) is the record of the fastest double century partnership in ODI. Together, they defeated the Kangaroo bowling by scoring a total of 173 runs in the last 10 overs.
18 sixes and 19 fours
While batting in the match, Klaasen and Miller together hit a total of 18 sixes and 19 fours. In which Miller hit 6 fours and 5 sixes, while Klaasen exploded by hitting 13 sixes and 13 fours in the innings. Such batting of both of them surprised world cricket. On one hand, while Klaasen exploded by scoring runs with a strike rate of 209, Killer Miller took the bowlers to task by scoring runs with a strike rate of 182.
Let us tell you the thrill of Klaasen’s innings. When Klaasen came to the crease, he could score only 24 runs on the first 25 balls of his innings, but after that he scored 150 runs on the next 58 balls . This was the reason that Sehwag, the world-beating batsman of his time, had to write his words on X and praise Klaasen’s innings. Klaasen’s innings is being praised a lot on social media. Let us tell you that Kwalsen is the third batsman in the world to reach the fastest 150 runs in ODI. Klaasen had reached 150 runs in only 77 balls during his innings. At the same time, the fastest batsman to reach 150 runs in ODI is AB de Villiers. AB was successful in reaching 150 runs on only 64 balls. Apart from this, the name of Jos Buttler is at second place. Butler once managed to reach 150 runs by playing 65 and once 76 balls.
Klaasen, the second batsman to play the highest innings at number 5 , played an inning of 174 runs, becoming the second batsman in the world to play the highest innings at number 5 in ODIs. The record of playing the biggest innings at number 5 is in the name of Kapil Dev. Kapil Dev had played an unbeaten inning of 175 runs in ODI. Klaasen had completed his century in only 57 balls.
The second batsman from South Africa to hit the most number of sixes in an innings,
let us tell you that during his historic inning of 174 runs, Klaasen hit 13 sixes. By doing this he made another record in his name. He is the second batsman for South Africa to hit the most number of sixes in an innings in ODIs. Ahead of him is AB de Villiers who had hit 16 sixes in an innings. In the year 2015, AB had hit a total of 16 sixes during his innings against West Indies.
Second fastest century against Australia:
Klaasen scored a century in just 57 balls, which is the second fastest century scored by any batsman against Australia in ODI. In this matter, Virat Kohli is at number one, who did the amazing feat of scoring a century in 52 balls against Australia in ODI.
South Africa has become the team that has scored more than 400 the most number of times in ODIs . South Africa created a stir in world cricket by scoring more than 400 for the seventh time in ODIs. Let us tell you that by doing this South Africa has defeated India. India has succeeded in scoring more than 400 6 times in ODIs. At number three is England who have done such a feat 5 times.
Henrik Klaasen created history :-
•Second batsman to score the highest score at number 5 in ODIs
•Part of the fastest 200-run partnership in ODIs (David Miller and Klaasen)
•Most sixes hit in an innings for South Africa in ODIs Second batsman
• Klaasen’s highest score in ODI career (174).
Asia Cup 2023 Final : “Of course, we are in the final” Captain Dasun Shanaka’s statement created a stir
After defeating Pakistan and reaching the final of Asia Cup for the second consecutive time, Sri Lankan captain Shanaka (Dasun Shanaka on SL vs PAK) encouraged the players by remembering the victory against Pakistan. Shanaka added more to the fact that his team had just suffered defeat at the hands of India. The all-rounder credited the team for its fighting spirit in the match against India, where five wickets from Dunith Wellalage and four wickets from Charith Asalanka helped them bowl out the visitors for 213 runs. Youngster Velez achieved a remarkable feat and secured his place. He achieved the feat of taking 5 wickets for the first time and single-handedly destroyed the strong Indian batting lineup and got the wickets of top batsmen like Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya.
Dasun Shanaka said
“Yes, Sri Lanka is peaking at the right time. You know the boys deliberately want to perform well for the country. We have been weak as a team, so everyone wants to perform on the big stage. These youth have to show the world what they are capable of doing. That’s the secret of this young team,” Dasun (Dasun Shanaka on Asia Cup FInal) said in the pre-match press conference on Saturday, as quoted by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board’s YouTube channel.
Asalanka also troubled India a lot and took 4 wickets for 18 runs, while Dhananjay de Silva kept things quiet from one end while other bowlers took wickets from the opposite end. “In the India game, you saw how we struggled after the first 10 overs in bowling. They (fans) like to see young batsmen like these players (Dunith Velalej, Mathisha Pathirana and Charith Asalanka and Pathum Nissanka) how they do wonders in this game. Sadira Samarawickrama should also not be forgotten,” said Dasun Shanaka.
Shanaka (Dasun Shanaka on IND vs SL Asia Cup Final) said that if they want a chance to win the Asia Cup, they will have to repeat their Super 4 performance against India. “Of course, we are ready for the Asia Cup 2023 final. Look, it completely depends on the pitch. Pitches are playing an important role in this tournament. As per the pitch stats, we are picking a good team, especially bowling against India, we need to take more wickets than before. This opens the game for us,” he said.
Marina Bay Street Circuit : Sainz wins Singapore GP pole, Verstappen is not at the front of the grid
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz won consecutive poles from the Italian Grand Prix to the Singapore Grand Prix, Saturday, while standings leader Max Verstappen (Red Bull) was not in the top 10 or at the front of the grid in the main race.
Sainz was ahead of George Russell (Mercedes) and his Ferrari teammate, Charles Leclerc, with a very narrow time difference of 0.072 seconds and 0.079 seconds respectively in the qualifying session held at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
The qualifying session was tense, following the red flag after the big accident experienced by Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) in the final stages of Q1.
But Sainz avoided trouble and continued to set the pace, with a fast final sector earning him Ferrari’s third pole since 2019.
Completing the top six, there is Lando Norris (McLaren) in fourth, then Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) in fifth, and Kevin Magnussen (Haas) in sixth.
Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin) was seventh fastest, while Esteban Ocon impressed for Alpine to take eighth, ahead of fellow Haas driver Nico Hulkenberg, followed by Liam Lawson (AlphaTauri) who made it to Q3 for the first time in his short F1 career while completing the top 10.
Lawson’s surprises didn’t stop there, considering that he was an obstacle for Verstappen and another Red Bull driver, Sergio Perez, who were eliminated from Q2 in positions P11 and P13 respectively. In 12th place was Pierre Gasly from Alpine, while Alex Albon (Williams) fell in 14th and Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri) in 15th.
Due to Stroll’s accident at the end of Q1, several drivers were unable to complete their final lap. Several drivers who were unlucky and eliminated early included Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo) in 16th place, and Oscar Piastri (McLaren) in 17th place.
Meanwhile, the Singapore GP will start on Sunday (17/9) at 19.00 WIB.