De Lange scores the fastest century in the county club’s history
The team is losing 7 wickets for 60 runs. In that situation, Marchant de Lange made history and scores the fastest century in the history of Country Club’s history. His main job is bowling. But this South African fast bowler from Glamorgan set a record in batting. De Lange set the record for the fastest century in the county club’s history by batting at number ten. He made a century off 72 balls in the second innings of the team.
De Lang’s stormy century was arranged in 9 sixes and 6 fours. His partner Dothwaite gifted his county best 6-run innings. In the end, De Lange was dismissed for 113 off 72 balls. This is the highest innings record for Glamorgan. Glamorgan’s innings ended at 261 runs. Northamptonshire ended the day losing 1 wicket for 72 runs.
Earlier, after losing the toss in the four-day match which started on August 22, Glamorgan batted first and scored 259 runs in the first innings. In that innings, however, De Lange was dismissed for a personal zero. Northamptonshire then lost all their wickets in their first innings and scored 332 runs. Northamptonshire will need 127 more runs to win the final day of the match on Tuesday (August 25). He has 9 wickets in hand. Where Glamorgan was able to give a target of 189 runs.
Interestingly, De Lang’s batting average was only 15.5 in 64 first-class matches before hitting a storming century, and fifty-three. The previous highest innings was 90 runs. However, he also scored 90 runs off 45 balls. He hit 6 sixes.
De Lange is not well known in the cricket world. But he made his Test debut for South Africa in 2011 against Sri Lanka with 6 wickets. But then his career did not last long due to injury and lack of form. The 29-year-old has an international career with 2 Tests, 4 ODIs and 6 T20Is.
De Langer has no chance of returning to the South African jersey. That’s why he is playing in the county as a local cricketer thanks to his wife’s British passport. However, he showed with his finger in his eyes that he did not run out completely.