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Who is Jake Fraser-McGurk? DC debutant who hit 3 sixes in a row

By Kaif - April 13, 2024 - Last updated on Apr 13, 2024 10:46 AM
Who is Jake Fraser-McGurk? DC debutant who hit 3 sixes in a row

Who is Jake Fraser-McGurk? DC debutant who hit 3 sixes in a row, scored a half-century, Jake Fraser cricket career

The 26th match of IPL 2024 was played between Lucknow Super Giants and Delhi Capitals (LSG vs DC). Lucknow won the toss and decided to bat first and scored 167 runs at the loss of 7 wickets on the basis of Ayush Badoni's brilliant fifty. Chasing the target, Delhi Capitals made a brilliant comeback and achieved the target in just 18.1 overs and won by 6 wickets.

Who is Jake Fraser-McGurk: 22 year old Jack Fraser-McGurk made his debut for Delhi against Lucknow and showed out-of-the-box cricket. He scored a fifty in his very first IPL debut match with the help of 2 fours and 5 sixes in 35 balls. The young player played an inning of 55 runs which laid the foundation for the victory of Delhi Capitals.

Who is Jake Fraser-McGurk?

Jake Fraser-McGurk is 22 years old and has performed brilliantly in List A cricket. Jake Fraser-McGurk also holds the record for scoring a century in the fewest number of balls. Let us tell you that Jack had scored a century in just 29 balls in List A cricket.

Jake Fraser-McGurk also broke the record of legendary batsmen Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers by scoring a century in the fewest number of balls. Chris Gayle completed his century in IPL in just 30 balls. Apart from this, the record of fastest century in ODI cricket is in the name of South Africa's AB de Villiers, who completed his century in just 31 balls. Jake Fraser-McGurk achieved this feat against Tasmania while playing for South Australia. In this match, Jake Fraser-McGurk scored 125 runs in 38 balls.

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Jake Fraser-McGurk cricket career

Jake Fraser-McGurk has not yet got a chance to debut for Australia, but he has played some brilliant innings in List A cricket. Jake Fraser-McGurk has played 9 first-class matches so far. In which he has 309 runs in his name, which includes one half-century. Apart from this, Jake Fraser-McGurk has 437 runs in 16 matches in List A cricket. During this period he has scored one century and one half-century.

He also holds the world record for the fastest century in List A cricket. The South Australia batter took just 29 balls to smash his century against Tasmania in October 2023. In that innings, he hit 13 sixes and 10 fours. In the last Big Bash League (BBL) season, Fraser-McGurk scored 257 runs at a strike rate of 158.64 for Melbourne Renegades.

Highest scores while batting at No.3 on debut IPL innings

  • 116* - Michael Hussey (CSK) vs PBKS, 2008
  • 55 - Jake Fraser-McGurk (DC) vs LSG, 2024
  • 54 - Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan (CSK) vs DC, 2008
  • 54 - Kumar Sangakkara (PBKS) vs CSK, 2008
  • 54 - Angkrish Raghuvanshi (KKR) vs DC, 2024

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