So far only three batsmen in the Indian team have achieved the feat of scoring a century in 50 balls in T20 cricket. Two of these batsmen have climbed the records as the players who scored the fastest centuries in T20 cricket on behalf of India.
Scoring a century in T20 international cricket is not an easy task. None of the legendary players Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Kane Williamson, Joe Root are playing in T20 Internationals. To score a century in T20, a batsman has to play very fast and hit fours and sixes. Many veteran batsmen have scored centuries in T20 cricket so far. Players like Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Hardik Pandya are considered experts in T20. However, talking about scoring a century, Virat Kohli is yet to achieve this feat.
So far only three batsmen in the Indian team have achieved the feat of scoring a century in 50 balls in T20 cricket. Two of these batsmen have climbed the records as the players who scored the fastest centuries in T20 cricket on behalf of India. So now let’s find out who are the two Indian batsmen who scored the fastest century in T20 International..
Now let’s see who are the two Indian batsmen who scored the fastest century in T20 International.
2. KL Rahul – 110 runs in 46 balls..
Classical batsman KL Rahul is second in this list. He scored a century in just 46 balls in the match against West Indies in 2016. In that innings, KL Rahul scored an unbeaten 110 runs off 51 balls with 12 fours and 5 sixes. But the Indian team lost in this match by just 1 run.
The West Indies team batted first and scored 245 runs for 6 wickets. In response, the Indian team could manage only 244 runs. Rohit Sharma also scored 62 runs off 28 balls in this match on behalf of the Indian team.
1. Rohit Sharma – 118 runs in 35 balls..
Rohit Sharma is known as India’s storm opener. He won many matches for India based on his batting. Rohit Sharma has so far scored 4 centuries in T20 Internationals. He holds the record for the fastest T20 century for India.
In the match against Sri Lanka in 2017, Rohit Sharma completed his century in just 35 balls. In this match he scored 118 runs off 43 balls. He hit 12 fours and 10 sixes during his innings. Rohit scored runs at a strike rate of 274.41.
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