ODI cricket is the preferred format of cricket whatever the rising craze of the T20 format. The primary ever ODI match was performed in 1971 and since then there isn’t any trying again on this format of the sport. Scoring a 100 is commendable however making it in fewer balls is thrilling. Many greats have scored centuries in One Day Internationals, let’s take a look on the batsman with the quickest 100 in ODI cricket.
AB DE Villiers
Former South African batter, AB DE Villiers has smashed the quickest 100 in ODI cricket historical past. DE Villiers reached the milestone in 2015 in Johannesburg in opposition to West Indies in simply 31 balls with the assistance of 16 sixes and 9 fours. In that match, the Proteas trailblazer went on to attain 149 runs in 44 balls which led South Africa to put up their highest complete of 439 in ODIs and registered a victory by an enormous margin of 148 runs.
Former New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson will get 2nd place on the listing of quickest 100 in ODI. Anderson received into the file e-book in 2014 when he hit a daddy hundred in opposition to West Indies in Queenstown in 36 balls, He struck 14 sixes and 9 fours in his carnage, aiding the Kiwis to amass an enormous rating of 283 runs in 21 overs in a rain-affected day.
Ex-Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi finds himself in third place by way of getting the quickest hundred in ODIs. Afridi made the file 27 years again in 1996 in opposition to Sri Lanka. The flamboyant batter took solely 37 balls to register the hundred. Afridi achieved the milestone when it was very uncommon to play aggressive cricket and shocked your complete world. His file lasted for 17 years earlier than Corey Anderson shattered it in 2014.
UAE’s decrease middle-order batsman Asif Khan created historical past after smashing a 44-ball century in opposition to Nepal in Kirtipur, which is now the quickest century by an affiliate participant and 4th quickest general. The suitable-hand batter punished Nepali bowlers with 11 sixes and 4 fours in his carnage outing. However sadly, his hundred went in useless as Nepal tasted a 9 runs triumph as per the DL methodology.
Former South African wicket-keeper Mark Boucher will get featured within the 4th spot in whacking the quickest 100 in ODIs. The Proteas batter achieved this feat in 44 balls in opposition to Zimbabwe in 2006. Boucher ended his innings at 144* runs in 68 balls that day. His rampage spared no Zimbabwe bowler on the sphere and bashed them to finish South Africa’s innings to 418 runs.
Some of the trendy batters of all time, Mind Lara additionally made it to this listing, smacking a 100 in 45 balls in opposition to Bangladesh in 1999 in Dhaka. Lara hammered 18 fours & 4 sixes in his blitz. It’s uncommon for a batter like him as Lara used to take time to construct his innings however cricket is an unpredictable recreation.
Gamers with Quickest Hundred in ODI
|AB DE Villiers (SA)||31||West Indies||Johannesburg||2015|
|C Anderson (NZ)||36||West Indies||Queenstown||2014|
|S Afridi (PAK)||37||Sri Lanka||Nairobi||1996|
|A Khan (UAE)||44||Nepal||Kirtipur||2023|
|M Boucher (SA)||44||Zimbabwe||Potchefstroom||2006|
|B Lara (WI)||45||Bangladesh||Dhaka||1999|
|S Afridi (PAK)||45||India||Kanpur||2005|
|JD Ryder (NZ)||46||West Indies||Queenstown||2014|
|J Buttler (ENG)||46||Pakistan||Dubai (DCS)||2015|
|J Buttler (ENG)||47||Netherlands||Amstelveen||2022|
|S Jayasuriya (SL)||48||Pakistan||Singapore||1996|
|J Buttler (ENG)||50||Pakistan||Southampton||2019|
AB DE Villiers has hit the quickest hundred in ODI in simply 31 balls.
Virat Kohli has the quickest hundred in ODI amongst Indians in 52 balls.
Ishan Kishan scored the quickest 200 in ODI, in 126 balls in opposition to Bangladesh.
AB DE Villiers’ quickest 100 got here in solely 31 balls vs West Indies in 2015.
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