Top 10 batsmen to hit a quickfire Test century

Mar 07, 2018, 06:01 IST
  • Top 10 batsmen to hit a quickfire Test century

    Sir Vivian Richards' 30-year-old record was broken by Brendon McCullum. Richards massacred the England attack to mark his hundred in just 56 balls during the 5th Test in Antigua on 14th April 1986. Pic/AFP

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    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hit the fastest century in the history of Test cricket by taking just 54 deliveries against Australia in the second Test in Christchurch. Pic/AFP

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    Pakistani skipper Misbah-ul-Haq smashed Australia's bowlers to record the equal-fastest Test century in 56 balls in the 2nd Test in Abu Dhabi in November 2014 at Perth. Pic/AFP

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    Australia's star all-rounder Adam Gilchrist took just 57 balls to reach his century against England at Perth in 2006/07. Pic/AFP

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    Jack Gregory smashed century in 67 balls for Australia against South Africa in the 2nd Test at Old Wanderers, Johannesburg in 1921. His record stood the test of time for almost 65 years! Pic/YouTube

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    Shivnarine Chanderpaul's smashed 100 for West Indies against Australia in 69 balls in the 1st Test at Bourda, Guyana in 2003. Pic/AFP

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    Australia's star batsman David Warner took 69 balls to reach his century against 3rd Test, WACA Ground, Perth in 2011-12. Pic/AFP

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    West Indies' trailblazer Chris Gayle scored 100 in 70 balls against Australia at Perth in 2009/10. Pic/AFP

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    Roy Fredericks knocked 100 in 71 balls against Australia at Perth in 1975/76. Pic/YouTube

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    Majid Khan took 74 balls to reach his century against New Zealand at Karachi in 1976/77. Pic/YouTube

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West Indies cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards, who once held a record for fastest century in Tests, celebrates his birthday today. We take a look at other batsmen who have achieved this feat

 

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