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Ab de Villiers hits fastest ODI Ton in 31 balls at Johannesburg

South Africa captain Ab de Villiers has scored the fastest century on One-Day Internationals in 31 balls against West Indies in New Wanderers Stadium at Johannesburg. He has broken the record of Corey Anderson who made quickest hundred in 36 balls against West Indies in 2014. But now Ab de Villiers holds the record of fastest ODI ton.

AB de Villiers hits fastest ODI hundred in 31 balls against West Indies at Johannesburg.

Ab de Villiers made 149 runs in 44 balls in which he hit 16 big sixes and 9 fours in the second One Day International match of West Indies tour to South Africa 2014-15. He scored sensational quick fire ton to take his team past 400. In this match top three Proteas batsmen scored centuries as Amla made 153, Rossouw 128 and AB de Villiers 149.

De Villiers completed 50 runs in just 16 balls (3 x 4s, 5 x 6s). For next fifty runs to register his name in ODI cricket history he took only 15 balls and completed ton in 31 balls.

Hashim Amla said, “He said he was going to have a look for one over but hit his first six balls for 24. He is an amazing player.”

Chris Gayle’s hundred in 30 balls in Indian Premier League 2013 is the fastest century ever in cricket history till now.

Top 3 One Day International Fastest Hundreds

Runs Total Balls Balls to Complete Ton 6s 4s Match Venue

1. Ab de Villiers

149 44 31 16 9 South Africa vs West Indies Johannesburg

2. Corey Anderson

131 47 36 14 6 New Zealand vs West Indies Queenstown

3. Shahid Afridi

102 40 37 11 6 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Nairobi

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