Fastest fifties, centuries in T20I cricket

After so many years, Yuvraj Singh still holds the record for the fastest T20I fifty.

By Suyash Srivastava | Updated: Mar 17, 2016, 16:56 PM IST
Fastest fifties, centuries in T20I cricket

New Delhi: Here is the complete list of top 5 fastest fifties and centuries in T20 internationals.

Fastest fifties in T20Is:

Yuvraj Singh (12 balls): In the same match where he tonked Stuart Broad for six consecutive sixes, Yuvi slammed a fifty off just 12 balls at Durban in 2007.

Colin Munro (12 balls): The dynamic Kiwi left-hander smashed a brilliant 50 off just 12 balls against Sri Lanka at Auckland in 2016.

Paul Stirling (17 balls): The Irish opener played a match-winning knock at the top of the order where he smashed Afgnani bowlers all over the park at Dubai in 2012.

Stephan Myburgh (17 balls): Opening the innings, the left-hander helped Netherlands chase down a formidable total of 189 runs at Sylhet in 2014.

Chris Gayle (17 balls): The dynamic West Indian slaughtered the South African bowlers with a 77-run knock at Cape Town in 2015.

Fastest centuries in T20Is:

Richard Levi (45 balls): South African opener smashed a century off just 45 balls which came against New Zealand in 2012.

Faf du Plessis (46 balls): Dynamic South African batsman hammered a ton off just 46 balls against West Indies at Johannesburg in 2015.

Aaron Finch (46 balls): The flamboyant Australian opener dismantled the Ernglish bowling attack with a 46-ball ton at Southampton in 2013.

Chris Gayle (47 balls): Arguably the most dreaded batsman in T20Is hit a 47-ball ton against England in ICC World Twenty20 2016 at Mumbai.

Chris Gayle (50 balls): Gayle became the first batsman to smash a ton in ICC World Twenty20 when he hit 117 runs against South Africa in 2007.