Cape Town - Highveld
Lions batsman Reeza Hendricks has become the first batsman in domestic cricket
history to score centuries in all three franchise competitions during the same
right-handed opener scored his first century of the One-Day Cup season
when he hit 105 against the Knights on Friday to complete the feat.
blasted his maiden 20-over ton - a score of 102 not out - against the Dolphins in the RAM SLAM T20 Challenge during November, while he
made 108 against the Knights in the Sunfoil Series during October.
batsman that was one of my targets to score hundreds in all three formats this
season," he said. "But to say it is one thing and to achieve it is really great
and very satisfying.
know it was a stat, though, and after scoring the 100 in the last game, our
batting coach mentioned it to me.
came as a nice surprise. Knowing that I'm the first guy to do it, that's pretty
had a disappointing 50-over campaign, failing to qualify for the semi-final
Hendricks, capped at T20 level by the Proteas, admits it
would have been far better to achieve the record had his team excelled in the
have nice to have done it and helped the team reach the semi-final of the One-Day Cup at the same time," the 28-year-old added.
been a good competition for us, which is disappointing, but there's still the
four-day season to come. Hopefully I can help the team to success there."