Fastest Centuries in Cricket – In a Cricket Match, hitting centuries is not an easy task for batters against quality bowling attacks. Along with the adaptability to the pitches, every format requires and different preparations.
Below is the list of the 03 fastest players to hit a hundred in Tests:
The T20 format requires the urgency to hit boundaries inconsistent time intervals, where ODI needs composure to build your innings well with singles, doubles & frequent boundaries. While the longest format of the game is a real test, the red ball offers more swing to the bowlers and the batters need to be at the best of their ability to hit a ton.
Fastest Hundred in Test
The former New Zealand wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum scored the fastest centuries in test matches of 54 balls. This innings match came against Australia, in his last test match where he hit 145 Runs off 79 balls. Then, Sir Viv Richards & Misbah Ul Haq scored with 56 balls each.
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|Misbah Ul Haq||56|
Fastest Hundred in ODI
In the 2015 World Cup, Ab De Villiers (Mr. 360.) was terrific and became one of the reasons for the team gone till the semifinals. This innings match came against West Indies, where he hit 149 runs in 31 balls. Corey Anderson is second with 36 balls, & Shahid Afridi with 37 balls.
|Ab De Villiers||31|
Fastest Hundred in T20I
In the shortest format of international cricket, it’s quite hard to hit a century. This inning match was against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka resp. In 35 Balls David Miller, Rohit Sharma, and Sudesh Wickramsekara hit centuries in the year 2017.