Full list of records broken by AB de Villiers

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Johannesburg, Jan 18: South Africa's AB de Villiers was on a record-breaking spree at the Wanderers Stadium today, against West Indies in the 2nd One Day International.

Match Scorecard

De Villiers first broke the record for fastest 50 in ODIs and then followed that up with the fastest ever ton in 50-over format. (100 in 31 balls)

The South African captain produced a stupendous knock, blazing to 149 off just 44 balls (9x4, 16x6). His 50 took just 16 balls and 100 was raised in 31 deliveries.


Here is the full list of records broken by AB de Villiers

  • Fastest ton - 31 balls (Previous 36 balls, by Corey Anderson)
  • Fastest fifty - 16 balls (Previous 17 balls, by Sanath Jayasuriya)
  • 100 runs in 40 minutes
  • 50 runs in 19 minutes
  • Most number of sixes - 16 (joint world record with Rohit Sharma)
  • Highest ever strike rate (for batsmen with scores of 50+) - 338.63
  • First batsman to score a ODI ton with 300+ strike rate

Other records for South African team today

  • Highest total - 439/2 in 50 overs
  • Top 3 batsmen scoring hundreds (Hashim Amla 153 not out, Rilee Rossouw 128, AB de Villiers 149)

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