Opening batsman David Warner has now become the fifth batsman in cricket history to score a century before lunch on Day 1 of a Test match.
In the first innings of the ongoing third Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Warner tore the Pakistani bowling attack and completed his 18th century in the morning session of play.
The southpaw reached the landmark 4 minutes before the break in just 78 balls including 17 boundaries. It is the fourth time Warner has completed his Test century in less than 100 balls.
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Warner is also the first batsman ever to score a hundred before lunch on day 1 of a Test match on the Australian soil.
Here are the 5 batsmen who have scored centuries before lunch on Day 1 of a Test match:
1.) Victor Trumper – 103* vs England, Manchester in 1902
2.) Charles Macartney – 112* vs England, Leeds in 1926
3.) Don Bradman – 105* vs England, Leeds in 1930
4.) Majid Khan – 108* vs New Zealand, Karachi 1976
5.) David Warner – 113 vs Pakistan at Sydney 2017