ODI World Cup 2023: Fastest Hundred In ODI World Cups (1975-2019)
ODI World Cup 2023: Let's explore the list of players who got the fastest hundred in the World Cup of ICC Cricket from 1975 to 2019.
The ICC Men's ODI World Cup 2023 in India will start on October 5 with the first match in Ahmedabad between England and New Zealand. Check out the list of cricket players from around the world whose fastest hundreds have happened in Cricket World Cup matches.
Fastest hundred in ODI World Cups: Here is a list of the players who scored the fastest Hundred in eight ODI World Cups, from 1975 to 2019.
50 balls - Kevin O'Brien vs England in 2011
ODI World Cup 2011: Ireland's Kevin O'Brien, batting at number six, scored 113 runs and a century in just 50 balls while batting, helping his team defeat England with five balls and three wickets remaining.
51 balls - Glenn Maxwell vs Sri Lanka in 2015
ODI World Cup 2015: Star Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, all set to show his striking prowess in this year's World Cup, scored a century off just 51 balls against Sri Lanka in 2015 World Cup.
52 balls - AB de Villiers vs West Indies in 2015
ODI World Cup 2015: Ab de Villers, a South African prodigy, holds the record for the fastest ton in international cricket and the third-fastest century in the World Cup. He got a century off 52 deliveries against West Indies in the 2015 ODI World Cup and went unbeaten for 162.
57 balls - Eoin Morgan vs Afghanistan in 2019
ODI World Cup 2019: Eoin Morgan of England, a former cricketer notable for making runs at a high strike rate. He hit a World Cup-record 71-ball-148 against Afghanistan, with 17 sixes to propel England reach a monstrous 397 for 6.
He hit his 13th ODI century off 57 balls in this match, as well as his career-best knock and the 4th fastest century in World Cup history.
66 balls - Matthew Hayden vs South Africa in 2007
ODI World Cup 2007: at a World Cup group encounter at St. Kitts, Australian batting legend Matthew Hayden, who competed in the 2007 ODI World Cup despite having a broken toe, ripped through the South African bowlers, hitting 101 off just 68 balls with 14 fours and four sixes. With his century off 66 deliveries, the Australian player set a World Cup record for the fastest century ever.