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Fastest World Cup Century – Quickest Century in World Cup

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has scored the 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. He 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. 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.

Eoin Morgan and AB de Villiers have equal sixes records in the history of the World Cup. Former legendary cricketer, Kumar Sangakkara smashed the fastest century during the Cricket World Cup 2015. He came up with 105* unbeaten against Bangladesh at the group stage of the tournament. Virat Kohli has the least number of boundaries in Cricket World Cup 2011 with his 100* unbeaten for 83 balls.

List of Fastest Centuries

PlayerRunsBalls6s/4sSRVsVenueWC
Glenn Maxwell1025310/4192.45SLSydney2015
Eoin Morgan1487117/4208.45AfghManchester2019
Kevin O'Brien1136313/6179.36ENGBangalore2011
AB de Villiers162*6617/8245.45WISydney2015
Matthew Hayden1016814/4148.52SABasseterre2007
Paul Stirling1017214/2140.27NLDKolkata2011
John Davison 111768/6146.05WICenturion2003
K Sangakkara105*7613/1138.15BNGDMelbourne2015
M Jayawardene 100819/1123.45CANHambantota2011
Virat Kohli 100*838/2120.48BANDhaka2011
Shaiman Anwar1068310/1127.71IRLBrisbane2015
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