Brendon Mccullum holds the record of fastest ever test century, in just 54 balls
Brendon Mccullum holds the record of fastest ever test century, in just 54 balls

Brendon Mccullum, blasted the fastest ever test century on just 54 balls against Australia in Feb 2016.

McCullum went on to play quick shots in red-ball games and completed his century in 79 minutes on just 54 balls. Due to which he became the fastest century batsman in the world of Test cricket and his innings turned into history

About Brendon McCullum (from Wikipedia Page)

Brendon Barrie McCullum is a New Zealand cricket coach, commentator and former cricketer, who played all formats, and also a former captain in all forms.

McCullum took quick scoring to Test matches as well, notably recording the fastest test century of all time.

He is considered as one of the most successful batsmen and captains of New Zealand cricket.

He retired from all forms of cricket in August 2019.

McCullum is the former leading run scorer in Twenty20 International cricket and is the first and so far only one of the two Kiwi players to have scored two Twenty20 International centuries and 2000 runs in T20 Internationals (apart from Martin Guptill).

He became the first New Zealander to score a triple hundred in a Test, 302 runs against India on 18 February 2014.

In 2014, he also became the first New Zealander to score 1000 test runs in a calendar year (1164).

The record was bettered by Kane Williamson with 1172 runs in 2015.

In his last Test outing on 20 February 2016, McCullum posted the fastest ever Test century, in 54 balls, beating the 56-ball record held by his hero, Vivian Richards, scoring a total of 145 off 79 balls.

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