A.B. de Villiers smashes the fastest ODI hundred
South Africa’s ODI captain A.B. de Villiers was in scintillating form in the second ODI versus the West Indies at the Wanderers today as he smashed the fastest ODI hundred.
Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw had set the perfect foundation for the world’s best ODI batsman.
The duo combined for an opening partnership of 247 runs, the highest opening stand in ODIs for South Africa.
The fall of Rossouw’s wicket brought A.B de Villiers to the crease with just 10 overs to go.
From the word go, the Proteas captain began smashing the West Indies attack to all parts of the Bullring.Just 31 balls later, A.B. de Villiers had reached his ton. The crowd were entertained with some stunning hitting on both sides of the wicket.
His knock surpassed that of Corey Anderson. The New Zealander had held the record for the fastest ODI century, off 36 balls.
A.B de Villiers also equalled the world record for most sixes in an ODI innings before being dismissed just one run shy of his 150.
South Africa went on to win the match by a massive 148 runs. They now lead the 5 match series 2-0.