AB de villiers made fastest ODI century in Cricket historySouth African batsman AB de Villiers on Sunday put the fastest century in one-day cricket's world record to his name. De Villiers made this world record against the West Indies in the second ODI match at New Wanderers Stadium.
On the fourth ball of the 39th over of the match de Villiers came on the field and start with boundary with 8 fours and 10 sixes in his innings completed his century by 31 balls.
De Villiers broke the record one year old made by New Zealand player Corey Anderson . Anderson broke the record of 37 balls century of pakistan Shahid Afridi on January 2014 in just 36 balls and created a new record.
De Villiers fastest half-century in one-day record previously created and three fours and five sixes in 16 balls,
the fastest half-century in one-day cricket before Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya was the name of the record. Jayasuriya made half century in 17 balls against Pakistan in April 1996 was recorded.
Earlier in the match between South Africa and West Indies West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl first. South African opener Ryley Rosu (128) and Hashim Amla made partnership of 247 runs for 1st wicket for South Africa.
Amla and de Villiers was named earlier records of biggest partnership. Amla and de Villiers made biggest partnership record of 238 runs on 17 March 2013, against Pakistan.