The fastest century in T20 was made by David Miller. Cricket is 2nd biggest game in the world. T20 cricket made this game more entertaining because this is the busiest time in the world that’s why people don’t like to watch ODI and Test Cricket but are crazy for T20 cricket.
The reason for the popularity of T20 cricket is that people see fours, sixes, and dropped wickets in a short time. Which entertained not only fans even fill the grounds with the crowd. The format of T20 cricket was introduced by England and Wales Cricket Board.
After three years, the first T20 was played between Australia and New Zealand. The first T20 World Cup was played between Pakistan and India in 2007, which was won by India. We discuss in this article the fastest century in T20 made by players who are always remembered in the world.
Top 10 Fastest Century in T20
In the T20 cricket format, many players can make the fastest century. They made it with the highest sixes and fours. People enjoy the fastest century in the T20 format made by their favorite player. Here we list some players who made the fastest century in the T20 format. The details about David Miller, Rohit Sharma, Hazartullah Zazai, Richard Levi, Faf du Plessis, KL Rahul, and many players are here.
1. David Miller
South African batsman David Miller made the fastest century in T20 international cricket. David made a fantastic century on just 35 balls against Bangladesh at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom in 2017. He scored 101 runs on 36 balls including nine sixes and 7 fours which helps South Africa win the match against Bangladesh by 83 runs.
David hit five successive sixes off Muhammad Saifuddin. After the inning, David said “It is a very particular feeling. I attempt to see the ball and back myself, I was hurt at the beginning, and on the way to the back end it changed out for good.
David maiden the century in the shortest format of the T20 game. David Miller played a total of 81 T20s and scored runs 1525 with a strike rate of 139.65.
2. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma Indian batsman made the fastest century in T20 international cricket. Sharma hit a joint-century and equal his record to David Miller. Rohit is the only Indian player who hits two double centuries in ODI cricket history.
Rohit made a century on just 35 balls against Sri Lanka at Holkar Cricket Stadium in 2017. He scored 118 runs on 43 balls including ten sixes and 12 fours which helps India to win the series with one match additionally. Rohit made ten runs on eight balls.
Sharma made fifty on the 23rd ball by hitting a six. He scored 73 runs on 30 balls. Rohit needed a perfect turn to get a century in the next five deliveries.
He scored 108 on 40 balls and made 118 runs on the last 3 balls of the innings. Many would think Rohit could do well to become the first joint centurion in the shortest format of the T20 game.
Rohit said, “I tried to make the score as many as possible and I want to become my team in a good position. I think that I will make a century or double century.”. Rohit played a total of 111 international T20s and made a score of 2864 with a strike rate of 138.96.
3. Hazratullah Zazai
Hazaratullah Zazai made the fastest century in T20 cricket to help Afghanistan to win the match against Ireland by 84 runs. He introduced himself to the world of cricket through starry batting performances. Zazai made his century on 42 balls at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun.
He scored 162 runs in just 62 balls including sixteen sixes and eleven fours. It was the second individual scored in the T20 cricket format. He reached his half-century on 25 balls and on 42 balls he completes his 100.
The first wicket partnership of Usman Ghani and Hazaratullah Zazai was 236 runs. This century writes his name in the book of cricket history as an individual score of T20 shortest format. He played 15 international T20 cricket matches and scored 570 in all matches with a strike rate of 155.31.
4. Richard Levi
Richard Levi South African batsman made the fastest century in the T20 international format. Levi made his 100 on 45 balls against New Zealand at Seddon Park, Hamilton in 2012. He made 117 runs on 51 balls including thirteen sixes and 5 fours to help the South African team win the match against New Zealand.
The boundary was short that’s why Richard took advantage of this chance and made a recorded century of T20 shortest format. Richard played his last T20 in the same year in December. He played a total of 13 international T20 cricket and made a score of 236 runs with a strike rate of 141.31.
5. Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis is the captain of the South African team in 2015 and made the fastest century in T20 international cricket. He is the best player in South Africa who played outstanding innings for his country. Du Plessis made his century in just 46 balls against West Indies at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
He scored 119 runs on 56 balls including five sixes and 11 fours. Faf du Plessis’s knock made him the 2nd centurion of his country. When South Africa was in danger Faf made the inning stable, he saves his side with a fantastic century which stands the South African team with a huge total.
He has done his half-century by hitting a six. He played a total of 50 T20 cricket format matches and scored 1528 runs with a strike rate of 134.38. Faf du Plessis played his maiden against England in 2012 and stan up to the position of King protea skipper.
6. Sudesh Wickramasekara
Sudesh Wickramasekara made the fastest century in the T20 cricket format. Wickramasekara played for the Czech Republic. He made his 100 in 35 balls against Turkey at Moara Valasiei Cricket Ground in 2019. He scored 104 on 36 including ten sixes and eight 4 runs.
Sudesh was the 1st player from the Czech Republic who get a three-figure mark. He made a partnership with Sumit Pokhriyal to reach the Czech Republic at 200. His century changed the shape of innings, his team reached 278 runs which is helpful for his team to win the match.
7. KL Rahul
KL Rahul is the successive player of India who equalizes the record of Faf Du Plessis. He scored fastest century in T20 format cricket. Rahul made 100 in 47 balls against West Indies at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill in 2016.
He scored 110 runs on 51 balls including five Sixes and Twelve fours to help his team for won the match but they lost by one run. KL Rahul is the only player who scores a hundred in 1st inning as an opener in both ODI and Tests. KL Rahul made his debut on the tour of Zimbabwe in 2016 and the same year he scored a fantastic 100 against the West Indies.
It was the 2nd fastest century by an Indian Player. He played a total of 49 T20 cricket matches and made 1557 runs with a strike rate of 142.19.
8. Aron Finch
Aron Finch Australian player and captain of his team made the fastest century in T20 international cricket. He scored his century in 47 balls against England at Rose Bowl, Southampton in 2013. He scored 156 runs on 63 balls including fourteen sixes and eleven fours to help his team to win the match.
His team effort reach his team score of 248 runs and defeated England with 39 runs. He also breaks his record of T20 inning in the 3rd T20 tournament against Zimbabwe. He made 172 runs on 76 balls which includes ten sixes and fourteen 4rs.
With 172 runs, Finch becomes the highest run-scoring captain in the T20 format but he lost by 4 runs to become the highest score in the shortest format. Finch played 71 International T20 cricket matches and made a 2436 score with a strike rate of 152.14.
9. Chris Gayle
The West Indies player Chris Gayle made his fastest century in T20 cricket. Gayle was a black mark on his first tour for England in 2000. He can demolish the figures of economical opening bowlers.
Gayle is the only batsman who has achieved success like no other in his era of the T20 format. Chris Gayle made his 100 in 47 balls against England at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in 2016. Gayle scored 100 on 48 balls including eleven sixes and five 4rs which helps his team to win against England by six wickets.
He made 117 runs in 57 balls against South Africa in 2007. He played 61 T20 cricket matches and scored 1656 runs with a strike rate of 140.81. Gayle is also the person to have scored fastest century in IPL History.
10. Colin Munro
New Zealand batsman Colin Munro made his fastest century in T20 cricket. Colin made his 100 in 47 balls against West Indies at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui in 2018. He scored 104 runs on 53 balls including ten sixes and five 4rs.
His team made 247 runs against West Indies but the opposite team break up on 124 runs and lost the match.
Colin played a total of 65 T20 cricket matches and made runs 1724 with a strike rate of 156.44. Colin is the 1st player who scored three centuries in T20 cricket and he was the 1st centurion in international cricket in 2018.
After Virat Kohli, Colin is the only 2nd player who scores three-fifty plus in the dual T20 series. Colin’s 223 runs in this series are the highest runs by any player in the dual T20 series against the Windies.
11. Glenn Phillips
Glenn Phillips New Zealand player made his fastest century in T20 cricket. He made his 100 on 46 balls against West Indies at bay Oval, Mount Maunganui in 2018. He scored 108 runs on 51 balls including eight sixes and ten fours to help his team win against West Indies.
His team give a target of 238 runs to his opponent but the West Indies team dropped 166 runs. Glenn said, “The partnership with David was amazing which keeps you peaceful during inning”.
12. Jean Pierre Kotez
The Namibian batsman jean made the fastest century in T20 cricket. He introduced himself to the world of T20 cricket by hitting a fantastic century. He made his century in 43 balls against Botswana which includes nine sixes and seven fours.
His team give a target of 224 runs to Botswana but the opposite team lost the match by 124 runs. Jeans made a total of 101 runs with a strike rate of 234.88 which is outstanding.
13. Liam Livingstone
The batsman of England Liam made the fastest century in T20 international cricket. He made his 100 on just 42 balls against Pakistan. He scored 103 runs on 43 balls including nine sixes and six 4rs with a strike rate of 239.53 which is tough for any batsman. His team made 233 runs but England lost the game by 31 runs.
14. George Munsey
The Scotland opener batsman made his fastest century in T20 cricket. He made his 100 in 41 balls against Netherland. He made fourteen sixes and five 4rs with a strike of 226.78. His team scored 252 runs against Netherland. But the opposite team lost the match by 58 wickets.