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Top 10 Lightning-fast Centuries in T20I Cricket | Blazing the Trail

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As we are all aware, T20 cricket is widely recognized as the quickest and most thrilling variant of the sport. It has undoubtedly revolutionized the game of cricket in terms of style. The original format of cricket, known as test matches, spans five days, whereas a T20 game can be completed in a mere three hours. This transition has significantly altered the level of enthusiasm surrounding cricket. In this article, Team KreedOn presents a comprehensive compilation of the 15 swiftest centuries ever achieved in T20I cricket.

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Fastest Century in T20I Cricket

DA Miller 35 South Africa v Bangladesh Potchefstroom 29/10/2017
Rohit Sharma 35 India v Sri Lanka Indore 22/12/2017
S Wickramasekara 35 Czech Republic v Turkey Ilfov County 30/08/2019
S Periyalwar 39 Romania v Turkey Ilfov County 29/08/2019
Zeeshan Kukikhel 39 Hungary v Austria Lower Austria 05/06/2022
Johnson Charles 39 West Indies v South Africa Centurion 26/03/2023
K Kadowaki-Fleming 40 Japan v South Korea Sano 15/10/2022
HG Munsey 41 Scotland v Netherlands Dublin (Malahide) 16/09/2019
Shaheryar Butt 41 Belgium v Czech Republic Walferdange 29/08/2020
Hazratullah Zazai 42 Afghanistan v Ireland Dehradun 23/02/2019
LS Livingstone 42 England v Pakistan Nottingham 17/07/2021
JP Kotze 43 Namibia v Botswana Windhoek 20/08/2019
Quinton de Kock 43 South Africa v West Indies Centurion 26/03/2023
RE Levi 45 South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 19/02/2012
Suryakumar Yadav 45 India v Sri Lanka Rajkot 07/01/2023

Fastest century in T20: David Miller (35 balls)

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DAVID MILLER VS BANGLADESH: What a player Miller is, we all have witnessed his aggressive style of batting in IPL. Miller brought up this century after being dropped on zero by Mushfiqur Rahim and he made them pay badly. 

Before miller went carnage mode, South Africa were 78/3 in the first 10 overs, and they finished 224/4 in twenty overs. Miller had hit 5 consecutive sixes in the 19th over off Mohammad Saifuddin and he finished with seven fours and nine maximums.


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Fastest century in T20: Rohit Sharma (35 balls)

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ROHIT SHARMA VS SRI LANKA: – In this innings, the hitman equaled the joint-fastest century in T20I with David Miller’s 35-ball hundred against Bangladesh at Potchefstroom in 2020. Now Rohit is the first Indian to score two centuries in T20 internationals cricket history.

Rohit Sharma scored 118, which is the third highest score by an India batsman in T20I. Also in this match, Rohit Sharma surpassed the most sixes hit by an Indian player in T20 internationals.

Fastest 100 in T20: Sudesh Wickramasekara (35 balls)

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SUDESH WICKRAMASEKARA vs TURKEY:-The Czech Republic veteran all-rounder, Sudesh Wickramasekara took the Turkish team by storm when he scored a century off just 35 balls and remained unbeaten. He became the first cricketer from the Czech Republic to get to a three-figure mark. In this innings, Sudesh smashed eight fours and eleven sixes. Czech Republic batting first posted a giant total of 278 runs in their quota of 20 overs against Turkey.


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Fastest century in T20: Sivakumar Periyalwar (39 Balls)

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Sivakumar Periyalwar vs Turkey: Romanian cricketer Sivakumar Periyalwar achieved a remarkable milestone by scoring a century off just 39 balls during a match against Turkey at Ilfov Country in 2019. Representing the Romania cricket team, Periyalwar’s outstanding performance showcased his batting prowess and left a lasting impact on the game.

Fastest 100 in T20: Zeeshan Kukikhel (39 Balls)

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Zeeshan Kukikhel vs Austria: In an impressive display of batting prowess, this talented right-handed batsman achieved a century, earning a coveted spot among the fastest players to reach this milestone in T20 cricket. Taking just 39 balls, this remarkable feat occurred during a match against Austria at Lower Austria in 2022, solidifying his reputation as a formidable player.


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FAQ

Who holds the record for the fastest century in T20I?

The current record for the fastest century in T20I is held by David Miller, who achieved the feat in 2017 by scoring a century in 35 balls.

Which countries have witnessed the fastest centuries in T20I?

The fastest centuries in T20I have been witnessed in matches played by various cricketing nations. It is not limited to any specific country and can occur in matches played across the globe.

When did Rohit Sharma hit the fastest T20 century?

In December 2017, he achieved his quickest century in T20 International cricket, completing it in a mere 35 deliveries during a match against Sri Lanka.

Who are the top 5 players with fastest century in T20i?

1: DA Miller (35 balls)
2: Rohit Sharma (35 balls)
3: S Wickramasekara (35 balls)
4: S Periyalwar (39 balls)
5: Zeeshan Kukikhel (39 Balls)

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