2. Virender Sehwag in 60 Balls

  • Venue: Hamilton
  • Opponent: New Zealand
  • Balls Taken: 60

Before Virat Kohli’s “went-like-a-rocket” innings in Jaipur in 2013, It was Virender Sehwag, who was enjoying the tag of ‘Fastest Indian to score Hundred in ODI’

Though, this innings of Sehwag is still

  • the fastest ODI Century by an Indian batsman in an away match!
  • the fastest ODI Century by an Indian Opener!

Also, with this innings, Viru had beaten the previous record of Mohammad Azharuddin almost after 20 years.

Fastest Century by an Indian Opener in ODI
Brendon McCullum checks Virender Sehwag’s bat!

Result: India defeated New Zealand in the rain-affected match by D/L par score!

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