List of fastest centuries in Test cricket

McCullum's love affair with Christchurch continued.

List of fastest centuries in Test cricket

New Delhi: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hit the fastest century in the history of Test cricket Saturday, taking just 54 deliveries against Australia in the second Test in Christchurch. 

The previous record of 56 deliveries was set by West Indies great Viv Richards against England 30 years ago and by Misbah-ul-Haq for Pakistan against Australia in 2014.

List of fastest centuries in Test cricket

Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) - 54 vs Australia, Christchurch 2015

Vivian Richards (West Indies) - 56 vs England, Antigua 1986

Misbah ul Haq (Pakistan) - 56 vs Australia, Abu Dhabi 2014

Adam Gilchrist (Australia) 57 vs England, Perth 2007

John Gregory (Australia) - 67 vs South Africa, Jo'burg 1921

David Warner (Australia) - 69 vs India, Perth 2012

S Chanderpual (West Indies) - 69 vs Australia, Georgetown 2002

Chris Gayle (West Indies) 70 Australia, Perth 2009

Roy Fredericks (West Indies) - 71 vs Australia, Perth 1975

Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) - 74 vs Sri Lanka, Christchurch 2014

Majid Khan (Pakistan) - 74 vs New Zealand, Karachi 1976

Kapil Dev (India) - 74 vs Sri Lanka, Kanpur 1986

Md Azharuddin (India) 74 South Africa Kolkata 1996

AB de Villiers (SA) - 76 vs India, Centurion 2010

Gilbert Jessop (England) 76 vs Australia, The Oval 1902

(With Agency inputs)

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