Corey Anderson Break Fastest ODI Century Afridi Record 36 Balls 100* Score, Corey Anderson slammed a century off just 36 balls against the West Indies to break Shahid Afridi’s long-standing world record for fastest ODI ton as New Zealand beat West Indies by 160 runs in a rain-shortened game in Queenstown. At the other end, Jesse Ryder got a super quick ton (104 off 51 balls) as well but no one is going to be talking about that. The West Indies will remember the partnership for a long time though — 191 runs, 12.3 overs, RR: 15.28. Ryder’s contribution to partnership was 63.
Anderson also beat the previous fastest for New Zealand by 31 balls. Craig McMillan had scored a century off 67 balls versus Australia at Hamilton in 2007. Fastest ODI 100s 36 balls – C Anderson, 2014 37 balls – S Afridi, 1996 44 balls – M Boucher, 2006 45 balls – B Lara, 1999 45 balls – S Afridi, 2005 46 balls – J Ryder, 2014
New Zealand reached 283 for four from only 21 overs, with the West Indies only able to manage 124 for five in reply.
Anderson hit 12 sixes and four fours to break the record by one delivery of a 37-ball century scored by Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi against Sri Lanka, which has stood for almost 18 years.