Luke Wright smashes fastest-ever ton in Australia"s Big Bash

Wright smashes fastest-ever ton in Australia's Big Bash to boost chances of England recall

Sussex’s Luke Wright set a record for the fastest century in Australia’s Big Bash Twenty20 competition, hitting his hundred in 44 balls to help Melbourne Stars beat Hobart Hurricanes by 19 runs in Tasmania.

The 26-year-old, playing in the competition to try to boost his chances of a recall to England’s limited-overs squad, was out for 117 off 60.

Green giant: Luke Wright was ruthless in Hobart

Green giant: Luke Wright was ruthless in Hobart