Anderson breaks Afridi’s fastest ODI century record

Afridi's record broken

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.

Anderson 36 Balls Century Highlights:

Fastest ODI Hundreds Player’s Name – Fastest One Day Century Names of the Player – Cricket World Records:

No# Player’s Name Country Balls Against Year
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
5 Shahid Afridi Pakistan 45 India 2005
6 Jesse Ryder New Zealand 46 West Indies 2014
7 Sanath Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 48 Pakistan 1996
8 Kevin O’Brien Irland 50 England 2011
9 Virat Kohli India 52 Australia 2013
10 Shahid Afridi Pakistan 53 Bangladesh 2010

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