Fastest century by a New Zealand batsman in one-day international cricket

Fastest century by a New Zealand batsman in one-day international cricket.

New Zealand’s Corey Anderson hits fastest-ever ODI century. He reached his 100 in a one-day match against West Indies in Queenstown from 36 balls, breaking the record of 37 set by Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi in 1996. This record was broken by South Africa’s Right handed batsmen AB D Villiers, however he reached the milestone in just 31 balls.

  • New Zealand batsman breaks 17-year record off just 36 balls.
  • Anderson hits 14 sixes and 6 fours.
List of the Fastest century by a New Zealand batsman in one-day international cricket:
Fastest century by a New Zealand batsman
Fastest century by a New Zealand batsman

The New Zealand batsman cracked a fastest-ever one-day hundred, the 23-year-old taking just 36 balls to reach the milestone against West Indies. In doing so he beat the 37-ball knock of Shahid Afridi for Pakistan 17 years ago, with his assault including 14 sixes and six fours.

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Second in the list comes left handed batsmen Jesse Ryder. Ryder smashed hundred in the match played against West Indies on January 2014. He scored 104 runs in just 46 balls, which included 12 fours and 5 sixes.

PlayersRunsBalls4s6sVersusDate
Corey Anderson131* 36614West Indies Jan 2014
Jesse Ryder104 46125West Indies Jan 2014
Craig McMillan11767135Australia Feb 2007

Runs = batsman’s final score.
4s and  6s = boundaries in complete innings.
Balls = balls needed to reach 100.

List of the Fastest Fifty by a New Zealand batsman in one-day international cricket:
Fastest Fifty by a New Zealand batsman
Fastest Fifty by a New Zealand batsman

In the first for fastest fifty by NewZeland we have Martin Guptill. Guptill in a match against SriLanka scored fastest fifty in 17 balls. Martin Guptill at Christchurch on December 2015, scored 93 runs. His fifty of 17 was the fastest fifty by an Newzeland batsman.

Second in the list comes the Brendon McCullum. McCullum scored fifty in 18 balls in a match between NZ vs ENG. However McCullum scored 77 runs on Feb 2015 at Wellington was second fastest fifty for NewZeland. Moreover McCullum also scored his second fastest fifty in 19 balls against Bangladesh on Decmber 2007.

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Player Runs Balls to reach fifty Venue Date Between
Martin Guptill 93 17 Christchurch Dec 2015 NZ vs SL
Brendon McCullum 77 18 Wellington Feb 2015 NZ vs ENG
Brendon McCullum 80 19 Queenstown Dec 2007 NZ vs BAN

 

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