‘First Guy to perform well on notice period’- Fans react as Quinton de Kock hits his fourth century in ODI World Cup 2023

Hilarious reactions pour out as fans express amazement over Quinton de Kock's fourth century in the 2023 ODI World Cup 202 against New Zealand.

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Quinton de Kock, the South African opener, has left cricket fans around the world in awe with his sensational performance in the 2023 ODI World Cup. De Kock achieved a remarkable feat by scoring his fourth century of the tournament, joining an exclusive club of legendary batters. In addition to this, he also completed 500 runs in this edition, solidifying his status as one of the tournament's standout performers.

In the 2023 World Cup, Quinton de Kock has been a force to be reckoned with. The South African opener showcased his sublime form by slamming his fourth century in the ongoing event. It was a masterclass of batting when he achieved this milestone against New Zealand at the MCA Stadium in Pune.

Quinton de Kock's century came off just 103 balls and his consistency and ability to adapt to different conditions have made him score centuries for fun in the World Cup. With his fourth century in the 2023 ODI World Cup, Quinton de Kock joined a prestigious club of batters who have achieved this feat in a single campaign of the One Day International (ODI) World Cup. The only two other members of this exclusive club are Indian skipper Rohit Sharma and former Sri Lankan batter Kumar Sangakkara.

Rohit Sharma holds the record for scoring the most centuries in a single edition of the 50-over World Cup. He achieved this remarkable feat by slamming five centuries in the 2019 edition of the World Cup. Kumar Sangakkara had previously matched De Kock's feat of scoring four centuries in a single World Cup, accomplishing this in the 2015 tournament.

Apart from joining the exclusive century club, Quinton de Kock also broke several records during the 2023 World Cup. He became the first batter to surpass 500 runs in the current edition of the tournament, achieving this milestone during South Africa's match against New Zealand at Pune. He has hit the most number of sixes as a wicketkeeper-batter in the ODI World Cup, demonstrating his prowess as a dynamic player. Additionally, he holds the record for the most runs by a wicketkeeper in a single edition of the World Cup, accumulating 545 runs.

Quinton de Kock's Ending it with a bang 

Quinton de Kock's incredible journey in the 2023 ODI World Cup included centuries against Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh, and New Zealand. His remarkable consistency and ability to perform under pressure have been instrumental in South Africa's campaign as they have managed to win 5 of their six matches so far.

Fans also reacted on “X” as de Kock showed his batting prowess. Some of the hilarious reactions: 

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