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Virat Kohli: India’s Fastest ODI Century Scorer

 17-OCT-2013

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Virat Kohli became fastest century scorer (in 52 balls) of India on 16 October 2013 in One day International (ODI) held at Jaipur. He was the seventh fastest century scorer in ODI in the world.

He made the fastest Century in ODI's against Australia in Jaipur on 16 October 2013.

Virender Sehwag was the second fastest century scorer (60 balls) in One day International (ODI) in India.

The list of fastest centurions in ODIs in the world

Player Runs Balls Match Venue Year
Shahid Afridi 102 37 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Nairobi 1996
MV Boucher 147 44 South Africa vs Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 2006
BC Lara 117 45 West Indies vs Bangladesh Dhaka 1999
Shahid Afridi 102 45 Pakistan vs India Kanpur 1999
ST Jayasuriya 134 48 Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Singapore 1996
KJ O'Brien 113 50 Ireland vs England Bangalore 2011
Virat Kohli 100* 52 India vs Australia Jaipur 2013

List of Indian fastest century scorers  in One day International (ODI)

Player Runs Balls Match Venue Year
Virat Kohli 100* 52 India vs Australia Jaipur 2013
V Sehwag 125* 60 India vs New Zealand Hamilton 2009
M Azharuddin 108 62 India vs New Zealand Baroda 1988
Yuvraj Singh 138* 64 India vs England Rajkot 2008
Suresh Raina 101 66 India vs Hong Kong Karachi 2008

 

 

 



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