Fastest fifties, centuries in T20I cricket
After so many years, Yuvraj Singh still holds the record for the fastest T20I fifty.
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.