AB de Villiers fastest ODI Hundred Record
South Africa skipper AB de Villiers smashed the quickest hundred in One Day Internationals cricket – off simply thirty one balls – throughout the second match against West Indies at Johannesburg on Sunday.
De Villiers hit a record-equaling sixteen sixes and 9 fours throughout his thunderous knock, breaking New Zealander Corey Anderson’s record of a 36-ball ton in 2014. Rohit Sharma had hit sixteen sixes throughout his 209-run knock vs Australia in 2013.
“I was on 92 When I completed it had been attending to be shut. I wasn’t attending to take singles within the nineties,” “I got extremely laid-off up in the changing room and sort of played my knock before I even came out to bat”
He fell for 149 off forty four deliveries, one run aloof from shattering the record for quickest a hundred and fifty – presently held by Australian Shane Watson who reached the mark in 83 balls against Bangladesh.
He required an additional fifteen balls to interrupt Anderson’s year-old quickest ODI century record and any West Indian hopes that De Villiers would later on relax were presently laid-off as he and Hashim Amla continuing to pepper the New Wanderers Stadium boundary.
De Villiers, who missed out on the quickest one hundred fifty, and Amla were concerned in an exceedingly 67-ball 192-run represent the second wicket. This was the primary time that 3 centuries were scored in associate degree ODI innings. There had been 116 instances of 2 centuries in associate degree innings before this.