Corey Anderson, New Zealand batsman, has made the fastest century in the history of one-day international cricket. He reached 100 runs in just 36 balls while playing against West Indies in Queenstown today.
The young all-rounder hit 12 sixes and four fours in his 100, beating, by one delivery, the 37-ball record of Shahid Afridi against Sri Lanka which has stood for almost 18 years.
Anderson finished on 131 not out from 47 balls, as New Zealand scored at an extraordinary 13 runs per over.
Fastest ODI Hundreds Player’s Name – Fastest One Day Century Names of the Player – Cricket World Records:
|1||Corey Anderson||New Zealand||36||West Indies||2014|
|2||Shahid Afridi||Pakistan||37||Sri Lanka||1996|
|3||Mark Boucher||South Africa||44||Zimbabwe||2006|
|4||Brian Lara||West Indies||45||Bangladesh||1999|
|6||Jesse Ryder||New Zealand||46||West Indies||2014|
|7||Sanath Jayasuriya||Sri Lanka||48||Pakistan||1996|