The batsman scored the first 56 runs in 50 balls, but after that he beat the bowlers fiercely and completed the century in the next 26 balls.
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New Delhi. ICC Mains Cricket In a match of World League 2, the USA batsman changed his gear in such a way that he created a ruckus on the field. Batting first, USA batsman Aaron Jones scored 56 runs in 50 balls. After that he changed his gear and then completed his first century in the next 26 balls. Jones scored an unbeaten 123 in 87 balls against Scotland. In this stormy innings, he hit 9 fours and 6 sixes.
Maiden century completed with six
Jones also completed the first century of his career with a six. On the basis of Jones’ century innings, USA scored 295 runs for 8 wickets in the allotted over. The target of 296 runs was achieved by Scotland 14 balls for the loss of 5 wickets. Jones made his international debut in 2019 in a T20 match against UAE in Dubai. He has played 19 T20 and 24 ODI matches for USA. He has 1 century and 6 half-centuries to his name in ODIs. The innings of 123 not out is also the best innings of his career.
Completed century with six
USA’s star batsman Jones completed the first century of his career with a six. Steven Taylor and Sushant Modani gave USA a great start. After both of them returned to the pavilion for 101 runs, Jones and Monak Patel tried to partner, but in the form of Patel, USA got the third blow for 137 runs. However, Jones was frozen at one end and made small partnerships with Ian Howland, Gajanand Singh, Jaskaran Malhotra, Nisarga Patel and Nostush Kenzige at the other end to take USA to 295 runs.
McLeod’s century was heavy on Jones
In reply to the target of 296 runs, McLeod of Scotland’s 117 runs outweighed Jones. McLeod made 117 for 91. Apart from him, Craig Wallace scored 45 runs and captain Matthew Cross scored 40 runs. McLeod also took 2 catches. Due to this strong performance, he was the player of the series.