Consecutive ODI WC hundreds by De Kock for South Africa; only the second batter to do it after this legend

Quinton de Kock has scored another century in the ongoing game against Australia.

De Kock has etched his name into the record books, becoming only the second South African to achieve the remarkable feat of consecutive ODI World Cup hundreds, a feat previously held by the legendary AB de Villiers.

De Kock’s exceptional form has been the key point of South Africa’s campaign in the 2023 ODI World Cup. His latest century, a wonderful innings against the good Australian bowling attack, demonstrated his class, determination. It was a knock that not only improve South Africa’s chances in the tournament but also showcased De Kock’s ability to play under pressure.

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Just one game prior, De Kock had lit up the ODI World Cup stage with another magnificent century against Sri Lanka. His performance in that match was perfect. These back-to-back centuries have taken him into an elite club of cricketers who have achieved this rare feat, with AB de Villiers being the only other South African to have done so in 2011 World Cup.