Jos Buttler hits England’s fastest World Cup 100

first_imgadvertisement Ajay Tiwari NottinghamJune 3, 2019UPDATED: June 3, 2019 23:48 IST Jos Buttler hit a 76-ball-103 to give England hope (Reuters)HIGHLIGHTSJos Buttler hit 103 runs against Pakistan in Nottingham on MondayIt was the fastest 100 by an England player in World Cup historyButtler couldn’t prevent his side’s 14-run loss to PakistanOn Monday versus Pakistan, England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler soared high as he hit a rapid-fire 103 to bring his side close to the 349-run target set by their opponents. In the end, it didn’t prove enough as Pakistan held their nerves to beat the World Cup 2019 favourites by 14 runs. But it was still a phenomenal day for Buttler.During his stroke-filled innings, Buttler broke the record for the fastest hundred by an England player in World Cup history.Buttler hit a sensational 75-ball-100 to give England hope of chasing the mammoth total. In combination with Joe Root, who hit 107 runs of his own, Buttler added 130 runs for the fifth wicket taking England to 248/4 in the 39th over, before Root got out chasing a wide delivery.Even though he had missed out on becoming the 1st to score a hundred at the 2019 World Cup, Buttler continued hitting a flurry of boundaries and soon brought up his century with a ferocious drive between mid-off and cover for four off Mohammad Amir.But the very next ball, he departed trying to cut a wide ball as the Pakistan players went berserk with their celebrations. After all, they knew that they were now in with a chance to launch their maiden win of this WC.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Media boycotts interaction with Team IndiaAlso Read | India’s home season from September 15 with Freedom Series versus South AfricaFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow Jos ButtlerFollow Joe Root graphs commentary No data available!center_img scorecard Jos Buttler hits England’s fastest World Cup 100Jos Buttler hit the fastest hundred by an England player in World Cup history against Pakistan in their 2nd game of the 2019 World Cup but failed to prevent his side’s 14-run loss in Nottingham view more view lesslast_img