Picture Credit: Twitter

Picture Credit: Twitter

Shai Hope hit a century in just 41 deliveries, after he hit Rahkeem Cornwall for 31 runs in one over. On September 18, Monday, Guyana Amazon Warriors took on Barbados Royals in an exciting final group-stage CPL 2023 fixture, where the Amazon Warriors' batter Shai Hope registered a century in just 41 deliveries. The match started with Barbados Royals skipper Rovman Powell winning the toss and inviting their rivals to bat first. 

The Warriors’ batter Hope came in to bat number 3 and was seemingly in a mood to destroy their opponents with his fierce batting. It took him just 23 balls to reach the half-century mark. Not only this, but the WI ODI captain crossed the 100-run mark in merely six deliveries from when he was at 69 runs. 

Watch Shai Hope's explosive batting against Rahkeem Cornwall:

Showing no mercy on his rival bowler Rahkeem Cornwall, the batter hit four maximums and two boundaries to reach the three-figure mark in the 41st delivery. Riding on Hope’s century, the Warriors posted a mammoth total of 267 runs on the scoreboard with a loss of seven wickets. 

Hope was dismissed after he his 44-ball 106 off an Obed McCoy delivery and was later awarded as the Player of the Match for his on-field heroics. Their opponents, Barbados Royals, couldn’t chase the target and fell short of 88 runs. Notably, Imrah Tahir-led Guyana Amazon Warriors sit on the top of standings in the ongoing season of the CPL 2023.