Remembering AB de Villiers’ fastest ODI century in cricket history off 31 balls

Remembering AB de Villiers’ fastest ODI century in cricket history off 31 balls

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Scoring a half ton and a century are notable milestones across all forms of cricket, but doing both in record-breaking speed is the stuff of legends…

AB DE VILLIERS FASTEST ODI CENTURY

In 2015, AB de Villiers reinforced his reputation as the world’s finest limited-overs batsman by leading South Africa to a lopsided victory over the West Indies with the fastest ODI century in cricket history.

Guinness World Records in Sports

De Villiers broke both the fastest ODI half-ton and century records, reaching 50 runs in just 16 balls, before collecting his stunning century off a mere 31 balls.

PREVIOUS 36-BALL RECORD

De Villiers mark shattered the old standard set by New Zealand batsman Corey Anderson, when he reached the century mark in 2014 with just 36 balls, also in a match against the West Indies.

2019-04-19T22:26:10-07:00April 20th, 2019|

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