Jacks hits 101 from 42 balls for Capitals in SA20-ZoomTech News

Jacks had a strike-rate of 240.48 for his 101 knock
SA20, Centurion Park:
Pretoria Capitals 204-9 (20 overs): Jacks 101, Ingram 43; Topley 3-34
Durban’s Tremendous Giants 187-7 (20 overs): Breetzke 33; Jacks 2-18
Pretoria Capitals gained by 17 runs

England’s Will Jacks smashed 101 off 42 balls for the Pretoria Capitals of their win in opposition to Durban’s Tremendous Giants in South Africa’s T20 competitors.

The 25-year-old all-rounder hit 9 sixes and eight fours as he helped his aspect attain 204-9 off their 20 overs.

Jacks opened the batting for the Capitals with England wicketkeeper batter Phil Salt, who scored 23.

Off-spinner Jacks additionally took 2-18 because the Tremendous Giants had been restricted to 187-7 from their 20 overs at Centurion Park.

Jacks, who had a strike-rate of 240.48 for his innings, and Salt placed on 75 from 5.2 overs earlier than England tempo bowler Reece Topley dismissed the latter.

Topley was his aspect’s main wicket-taker with figures of 3-34.

Jacks’ century got here up off 41 balls which is the second quickest by an English batter in a T20 sport, one ball slower than David Willey for Northamptonshire in opposition to Sussex in 2015.

The quickest T20 century was Chris Gayle’s 30-ball hundred for Royal Challengers Bangalore in opposition to Pune Warriors within the 2013 Indian Premier League.

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