Recent years in One Day International, widely known as ODI has turned the interest level more than its yesteryears. Every batsman has a goal and an amazing competition of securing the fastest 50s and 100s. The fastest of this time is Abraham Benjamin De Villiers famously known as AB de Villiers. Villiers discord his century in just 31 balls making it one of the biggest records in cricket ODI history. There are many others who have made the list of the Fastest century in ODI.
A batsman scoring runs for his team is not a special thing but achieving three-digit runs in a few balls and making a great contribution to the team’s score is something to acknowledge about. Securing the Fastest centuries in ODI is a goal every batsman dreams of as it is a great personal achievement.
10. Kevin O’Brien
The last on the list, and that too from Ireland, Kevin O’Brien scored one of the fastest ODI against England in the land of India in the world cup 2011.
He sure did create history and that too very quick with just 50 balls. The wickets around him kept getting down, but with his calmness and consistent pace, he secured his century. He secured 13 fours and 6 sixes, though they didn’t clear the first round they sure did have a legendary match.
9. Sanath Jayasuriya
During the Match of the Singer cup in Singapore, batting for the first time, Sanath, the left-handed batsman of Sri-lanka, beat Pakistan bowlers by scoring 100 in just 48 balls. Which led to his name in one of the fastest ODI lists.
Jayasuriya secured 11 sixes and fours to score these runs, which lead Sri Lanka to win the game against Pakistan by 34 balls in April 1996.
8. Jos Buttler
The legend of English cricket rescued the team score England when they needed some hope after some fast wickets, Jos Buttler. Not just rescuing, he even led the team to win against Pakistan by scoring one of the fastest ODI in 46 balls in the year 2015. With 8 sixes and 10 fours, Butler secured 8 sixes and 10 fours which led the team to achieve 355 runs in 50 overs.
He was even awarded man of the series and Man of the Match.
7. Jesse Ryder
Jesse Ryder has never talked much about, as much as Corey Anderson is asked for his fastest ODI. But Jesse got his legacy and individual record of scoring a century in just 46 balls against West Indies.
He secured 5 sixes and 12 fours with a strike rate of 203. He along with Corey brought a great record against west indies on the eve of the new Year in 2015.
6. Shahid Afridi
Throughout his career, Afridi never stopped making consistent runs. With his amazing performance, he couldn’t stop himself from hitting a century at just 45 balls against India.
While chasing the target of 250 runs Afridi made the sixth fastest ODI record.
In the year 2005, Afridi scored this century when the India Vs Pakistan match was at its peak. He secured 9 sixes, and 10 fours leading his team to win the tournament.
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5. Brian Lara
Be it a test or ODI west indies skipper Brain Lara is known for scoring runs. Lara has broken the record of most runs in Test cricket twice. And now has secured the fifth position in the 2nd ODI of west indies tour of Bangladesh in October 1999.
Brian scored his century in 45 balls and lost his wicket at 62 balls with 117 runs. His run rate was 188.70. He scores 18 fours and 4 sixes which leads the team to score 314 and wins by 109 runs. Brian Lara is one of the richest cricketers in the world.
4. Mark Boucher
The name written in golden letters in the cricket history of South Africa is Mark Boucher. The wicket-keeper batsman has achieved a great century within just 44 balls against Zimbabwe.
Mark achieved the century with 44 balls with the unbeaten score of 147 in 68 balls along with a run rate of 216.17. He completed the century with 8 fours and 10 sixes. In this match, South Africa hit their second 400+ score and won the match by 171 runs.
3. Shahid Afridi
In his first international batting, Afridi scored a century and held the record for the third fastest century of an ODI in October 1996. He held the record for 18 years until our very own Corey and then de Villiers broke it.
The match against Sri Lanka at the KCA centenary tournament in Nairobi. He scored 100 runs in just 37 balls at the run rate of 255.
His partnership with Saeed Anwar lasted for about 126 runs. He scored 6 fours and 11 sixes. The team scored a total of 371 and beat Sri Lanka.
2. Corey Anderson
Before our top-notch AB de Villiers took first place, Corey Anderson, the New Zealand cricketer was the first to hold the record for fastest ODI in just 36 balls in January 2014.
Corey scored 131 runs in 47 balls at the run rate of 278.72 against west indies at Queenstown.
His partnership with Jesse Ryder was of about 191 runs. Anderson’s records held 6 fours with 14 sixes. The runs went down to 283, making the west indies lose the match by 159 runs.
1. AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers, a South Indian cricketer, holds the record for the fastest century in the ODI Hitting the century in just 31 balls on January 15. He scored a century against the West Indies at the Wanderers Stadium.
AB de Villiers as a captain during the match scored total runs of 149 in just 44 balls, his run rate was 338.63.
His partnership during the match was with Hashim Amla of run 192. During the match, Villiers hit 9 fours and about 16 sixes to create the record. The match turned out to be the fourth-highest ODI total of all time, making the west indies lose by 148 runs. AB de Villiers Also score fastest 50 and 150 in ODI cricket.
Who scores the Fastest century in ODI by Indian?
In the history of one-day internationals, Virat Kohli broke the record for the quickest century by an Indian batsman in October 2013.
Who scores Fastest Century in t20?
Rohit Sharma and Devid Miller both score the fastest century in T20. they both score a century on 35 balls.
Who scores the fastest half-century in ODI?
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers scored the fastest half-century in ODI in 16 balls.
Who scores the Fastest century in the Test?
Brendan McCullum scored the fastest century in the test he score this century with only 56 balls.
Who scores the fastest 150 in ODIs?
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers scored the fastest 150 in ODIs.
List of top 50 fastest centuries in ODI
|149||31||AB de Villiers||South Africa v West Indies||Johannesburg|
|131*||36||CJ Anderson||New Zealand v West Indies||Queenstown|
|102||37||Shahid Afridi||Pakistan v Sri Lanka||Nairobi|
|147*||44||MV Boucher||South Africa v Zimbabwe||Potchefstroom|
|117||45||BC Lara||West Indies v Bangladesh||Dhaka|
|102||45||Shahid Afridi||Pakistan v India||Kanpur|
|104||46||JD Ryder||New Zealand v West Indies||Queenstown|
|116*||46||JC Buttler||England v Pakistan||Dubai (DSC)|
|162*||47||JC Buttler||England v Netherlands||Amstelveen|
|134||48||ST Jayasuriya||Sri Lanka v Pakistan||Singapore|
|110*||50||JC Buttler||England v Pakistan||Southampton|
|113||50||KJ O’Brien||Ireland v England||Bangalore|
|102||51||GJ Maxwell||Australia v Sri Lanka||Sydney|
|100*||52||V Kohli||India v Australia||Jaipur|
|162*||52||AB de Villiers||South Africa v West Indies||Sydney|
|124||53||Shahid Afridi||Pakistan v Bangladesh||Dambulla|
|102||53||MM Ali||England v West Indies||Bristol|
|105||54||JM Bairstow||England v Scotland||Edinburgh|
|130||55||ST Jayasuriya||Sri Lanka v Bangladesh||Karachi|
|162||55||CH Gayle||West Indies v England||St George’s|
|116||57||JP Faulkner||Australia v India||Bangalore|
|119||57||AB de Villiers||South Africa v India||Mumbai|
|140||57||NLTC Perera||Sri Lanka v New Zealand||Mount Manganui|
|148||57||EJG Morgan||England v Afghanistan||Manchester|
|102||58||AB de Villiers||South Africa v India||Ahmedabad|
|104||58||JM Bairstow||England v New Zealand||Christchurch|
|125*||60||V Sehwag||India v New Zealand||Hamilton|
|150||60||JC Buttler||England v West Indies||St George’s|
|107||60||Jatinder Singh||Oman v Nepal||Al Amerat|
|115*||61||V Kohli||India v Australia||Nagpur|
|121||61||JC Buttler||England v Sri Lanka||Lord’s|
|152||61||Sharjeel Khan||Pakistan v Ireland||Dublin (Malahide)|
|108||62||M Azharuddin||India v New Zealand||Baroda|
|147||62||AD Hales||England v Australia||Nottingham|
|105||62||SPD Smith||Australia v India||Sydney|
|104||62||SPD Smith||Australia v India||Sydney|
|104||63||Shakib Al Hasan||Bangladesh v Zimbabwe||Bulawayo|
|157||64||ST Jayasuriya||Sri Lanka v Netherlands||Amstelveen|
|138*||64||Yuvraj Singh||India v England||Rajkot|
|120||65||KM Jadhav||India v England||Pune|
|123||65||JJ Roy||England v West Indies||Bridgetown|
|101||66||ML Hayden||Australia v South Africa||St Kitts|
|101||66||SK Raina||India v Hong Kong||Karachi|
|146||66||V Sehwag||India v Sri Lanka||Rajkot|
|108||66||AB de Villiers||South Africa v Sri Lanka||Hambantota|
|129||66||JC Buttler||England v New Zealand||Birmingham|
|111||67||JM Davison||Canada v West Indies||Centurion|
|127*||67||Basit Ali||Pakistan v West Indies||Sharjah|
|122||67||AC Gilchrist||Australia v Sri Lanka||Brisbane|
|117||67||CD McMillan||New Zealand v Australia||Hamilton|