Top 3 batsmen who score fastest century in Test, it is difficult to meet like No.1
Test cricket is called real cricket. If a batsman has to become the best batsman in the world, he has to do better in Test cricket. In Test cricket, the batsman plays comfortably and here he does not worry about the strike rate.
In a Test, no batsman is in a hurry to complete a century. Usually all cricketers complete a century only with their full time but there have been some batsmen who have scored a century in this format too. Today we will talk about such batsmen, who have scored the fastest centuries in Test cricket.
3- Adam Gilchrist
Australia's team was once the deadliest. The team at that time consisted of batting batsmen like Matthew Hayden, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting, Steve Waugh, and Mark Waugh. In which Gilchrist is always remembered for his stormy innings in Test cricket. In 2006, Gilchrist completed his Test century in the second innings of the match at a strike rate of 172 off 57 balls. In which Gilchrist hit 12 fours and 4 sixes.
2- Misbah ul Haq
Former Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Haq is named second in the list of fastest century in Test cricket. Misbah made history in the Abu Dhabi Test against Australia in 2014 by scoring a century in just 56 balls. Misbah achieved 100 runs in 74 minutes in this match, which is also the second fastest century in terms of time.
1- Brendon McCullum
New Zealand captain and explosive batsman Brendon McCullum holds the record for the fastest century in Test cricket. McCullum made this record in his final Test against Australia in 2016 in Christchurch.
McCullum smashed the Australian bowlers in this test, scoring a century in just 54 balls. McCullum made this record by beating Vivian Richards' record by a margin of 2 balls.
McCullum smashed 145 off 79 balls in this Test, scoring 21 fours and 6 sixes. In his final Test, McCullum held another record. McCullum also became the highest sixes batsman in Test cricket during his innings.
Fast century from India:
Former captain of the Indian team Kapil Dev has also scored a Test century off 74 balls. Kapil Dev did this feat in 1986 in Kanpur. He scored 163 runs from 165 balls during his innings against Sri Lanka. During this time, he had 19 fours and a six off his bat, but the match was a draw.