Ab De villiers smashed fastest century in ODI cricket

January 20, 2015

South Africa’s AB de Villiers hit the quickest century in a single day internationals in the present day towards the West Indies in Johannesburg. The 30 yr old previous South African batsman wanted simply 31 balls to succeed in one hundred 5 balls fewer than Corey Anderson’s hundred for New Zealand towards the West Indies in 2013/14.
De Villiers helped South Africa M zero up within the collection rating an imposing 439 for 2 after being despatched in to bat. That was the second highest complete in a single day internationals and the very best between two Test nations. De Villiers made 149 off forty four balls. His innings included sixteen sixes, which equalled the report set by Rohit Sharma on the best way to a rating of 209 for India towards Australia in Bangalore in 2013/14.
It was an astonishing show of energy hitting combined with finesse. Hashim Amla (153 not out) and Rilee Rossouw (128) placed on 247 for the primary wicket a report partnership for any wicket for South Africa.
Rossouw was dismissed off the third ball of the thirty ninth over.

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Records made by Ab de Villiers in that innings

• It took him only 16 balls to race to his fifty. This is also the fastest half century in ODI cricket.
• De Villiers also managed to register the highest strike rate by an individual in an ODI innings (minimum – 10 balls) striking at 338.63.
• Joint-highest number of (16) sixes in an ODI innings.

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