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Shubham Khajuria slams 37-ball ton; scores 617 runs in 9 innings

JAMMU: J&K's talented batter Shubham Khajuria has created a record in England by slamming fastest ever century in England Cricket Leagues, scoring power-packed ton in just 37 balls against Glossop Cricket Club while representing Westhoughton Cricket Club.

With this century, Shubham has four hundreds including a double century in his kitty. Against Glossop Cricket Club, Shubham took just 42 balls to score 114 runs, studded with 11 boundaries and 9 sixes.

Earlier, Glossop Cricket Club scored 195 runs in 50 overs. B Schultz (35), L Dale (26) and CW Gill (22) were the main contributors. For Westhoughton Cricket Club, M Morris took 6 wickets by conceding just 53 runs in his 12 overs, while A Patel bagged 2 wickets.

In reply, Westhoughton Cricket Club rode on Shubham's brilliance and reached the target easily in 24.5 overs, losing 2 wickets in the process, thus won the match by 8 wickets. Shubham showed stellar grit and tenacity to notch up cracking century.

In a total of 9 matches, Shubham played all 9 innings and scored a total of 617 runs with an average of 102.83, hitting 43 boundaries and 52 sixes.



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