Australia’s Glenn Maxwell smashed the 2nd fastest hundred in World Cup during the ongoing match against Sri Lanka at the SCG, Sydney. Maxwell brought up his hundred off just 51 balls, the second fastest in World Cup and the fastest in this edition equalling AB de Villiers’ record of a 51 ball 100 against west Indies at the same venue few days back. He got out soon after for 101 off 53 balls with 10 fours and 4 sixes. Irish batsman Kevin O’Brien’s record for the fastest hundred in a World Cup match still stays. O’Brien achieved it in 50 balls. Matthew Hayden, John Davison and Paul Stirling complete the list. Here is the list of top 5 batsmen with the fastest hundreds in World Cups.

S.No

Batsman

Team

Opposition

100 off

Venue

Edition

1

Kevin O’Brien

Ireland

England

50

Bangalore

2011

2

Glenn Maxwell

Australia

Sri Lanka

51

Sydney

2015 

2

AB de Villiers

South Africa

West Indies

51

Sydney

2015

3

Matthew Hayden

Australia

South Africa

66

St. Kitts

2007

4

John Davison

Canada

West Indies

67

 Centurion

2003

5

Paul Stirling

Ireland

Netherlands

70

Kolkata

2011

 *Stats updated till 27 February 2015

 

 

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