After breaking the record for scoring the fastest Test fifty, Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq scored the fastest Test century when he reached his 100 off just 56 balls. With this he equalled West Indian legend Sir Vivian Richards’ record of scoring the fastest 100 who took 56 balls to achieve this feet im 1986. Misbah scored 11 fours and five sixes during his World Record knock. 

Here is the list of top 5 fastest test centuries:

S.No

Batsman

Opponent

Balls

Venue

Year

1

Misbah-ul-Haq

Australia

56 

Abu Dhabi

2014

1

Viv Richards

England

56

Antigua

1986

3

Adam Gilchrist

England

57

Perth

2006

4

Jack Gregory

South Africa

67

Jo’Burg

1921

5

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Australia

69

Guyana

2003

5

David Warner

India

69

Perth

2011

 

*Stats are updated till 2 November 2014