T20 is now-a-days the most popular format of cricket matches. A team just get’s to play 20 overs and has eleven players, therefore everyone batsman plays very aggressive and as a result we get to see some really great knocks. Today we are going to check out such Top 3 Fastest Hundred’s In T20 International Cricket. The List is as follows:
1. Chris Gayle – 30 Balls
Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors
Christopher Henry Gayle, OD is a Jamaican cricketer and a former captain, who plays international cricket for the West Indies. Gayle captained the West Indies’ Test side from 2007 to 2010.
Chris Gayle scored the fastest hundred in T20 Cricket. While Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2013, he smashed the century in just 30 balls against Pune Warriors.
Do You Know? In 2012, he became the first cricketer in Test cricket history to smash the first ball of a Test match for a six. He achieved this feat against Bangladesh and the bowler was Sohag Gazi.
2. Andrew Symonds – 34 Balls
Match: Kent v Middlesex
Andrew Symonds is a former Australian cricket team cricketer, who played all three formats as an batting all-rounder. He was an important member of two-time World Cup winning squads
Andrew Symonds scored the second fastest hundred in T20 Cricket. While Playing for Kent in 2004, he smashed the century in just 34 balls against Middlesex.
Do You Know? Andrew Symonds is partly of West Indian descent and was adopted at a very young age by English schoolteachers. They then moved to Australia.
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3. LP van der Westhuizens – 35 Balls
Match: Namibia v Kenya
Louis van der Westhuizen is a Namibian cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a slow left-arm bowler. He has played first-class cricket for the senior Namibian cricket team since 2006, having previously lined up for the Under-19s.
LP van der Westhuizen scored the third fastest hundred in T20 Cricket. While Playing for Namibia in 2011/12, he smashed the century in just 35 balls against Kenya
Do You Know? LP van der Westhuizens has only 2 Hundred’s and 4 Fifties in his T20 career as of now.