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:
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.
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.
|Corey Anderson||131*||36||6||14||West Indies||Jan 2014|
|Jesse Ryder||104||46||12||5||West Indies||Jan 2014|
|Craig McMillan||117||67||13||5||Australia||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:
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|