South Africa’s Faf du Plessis scores his maiden T20 International century against West Indies in the second T20I at Johannesburg. With this, he narrowly missed out on the record of scoring the fastest T20I century by just 1 ball. Du Plessis took 46 balls to reach the three figure mark whereas his countryman and the world record holder Richard Levi reached his century off just 45 balls. 

Du Plessis’ 56 balls 119 which included 11 fours and 5 sixes propelled South Africa to 231/7 in 20 overs. Here is the list of fastest hundreds scored in T20 Internationals. 

S. No

Batsman

Country

Balls

Score

Opposition

1

Richard Levi

South Africa

 45

117* 

New Zealand

2

Faf du Plessis

 South Africa

46

115

West Indies

3

Aaron Finch 

Australia 

47

146

England

4

Brendon McCullum 

New Zealand 

51

123

Bangladesh

5

Chris Gayle 

West Indies  

50

117

South Africa

6

Brendon McCullum 

New Zealand

50

116*

Australia

7

Tillakaratne Dilshan 

Sri Lanka 

55

104*

Australia

8

Richard Berrington 

Scotland

57

100

Bangladesh

9

Ahmed Shehzad 

Pakistan 

58

111

Bangladesh

10

Suresh Raina 

India 

59

101

South Africa

 

* Balls column should be considered as the number of deliveries taken to reach 100

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