Fastest World Cup Century – Quickest Century in World Cup

Fastest World Cup Century

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has scored fastest World Cup century at just 53 balls with 4 sixes and 10 fours against Sri Lanka during Cricket World Cup 2015, at Sydney Australia. Glenn is a destructive hitter and smasher of the ball if he got an opportunity to set earlier at the crease, he doesn’t miss hardly a chance to hit boundaries if got loose delivery.  English skipper Eoin Morgan has recently recorded his name during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with his came 57 balls century against WC qualifier. Morgan scored 148 runs as his career-best with just 71 balls and smashed record number of 17 sixes and placed at number 1 position for hitting maximum sixes in an ODI inning.

Eoin Morgan has also recorded his name in another record and became the only batsman to score the fastest century in the Cricket World Cup by England batsman. The Irish Cricketer Kevin O’Brien Irish cricket player joins the fastest World Cup century which he scored against England 113 runs for 63 balls with the help of 6 sixes and 13 fours against England during World Cup 2011, at Bengaluru, India. South African Star Batsman AB de Villiers scored his fastest 162* runs at 63 balls only, with a strike rate of 245.45. He is the only player to score 150 runs at less than 70 balls.

Fastest Centuries in Cricket World Cup

PlayerRunsBalls6s/4sSROppositionVenueWorld Cup
Glenn Maxwell (Aus)102534/10192.45vs Sri LankaSydney, Australia2015
Eoin Morgan (ENG)1487117/4208.45vs Afghanistan

Manchester, England

2019
Kevin O’Brien (Ireland)113636/13179.36vs EnglandBengaluru, India2011
AB de Villiers (SA)162*668/17245.45vs West IndiesSydney, Australia2015
Matthew Hayden (Aus)101684/14148.52vs South AfricaBasseterre, West Indies2007
Paul Stirling (Ireland)101722/14140.27vs the NetherlandsKolkata, India2011
John Davison (Canada)111766/8146.05vs West IndiesCenturion, South Africa2003
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)105*761/13138.15Vs BangladeshMelbourne, Australia2015
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)100811/9123.45vs CanadaHambantota, Sri Lanka2011
Virat Kohli (India)100*832/8120.48vs BangladeshDhaka, Bangladesh2011
Shaiman Anwar (UAE)106831/10127.71vs IrelandBrisbane, Australia2015