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, record of fastest ever test century, 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.

Brendon Mccullum, record of fastest ever test century, 54 balls

Fastest ever test century list

BallsPlayerMatchLocationSeason
54BB McCullumNew Zealand v AustraliaChristchurch2015/16
56IVA RichardsWest Indies v EnglandSt John’s1985/86
56Misbah-ul-HaqPakistan v AustraliaAbu Dhabi2014/15
57AC GilchristAustralia v EnglandPerth2006/07
67JM GregoryAustralia v South AfricaJohannesburg1921/22
69S ChanderpaulWest Indies v AustraliaGeorgetown2002/03
69DA WarnerAustralia v IndiaPerth2011/12
70CH GayleWest Indies v AustraliaPerth2009/10
71RC FredericksWest Indies v AustraliaPerth1975/76
71C de GrandhommeNew Zealand v West IndiesWellington2017/18

Brendon McCullum, the fastest century record

Brendon McCullum, the former New Zealand cricket captain, holds the record for the fastest century in Test cricket history. On February 20, 2016, during a Test match against Australia in Christchurch, McCullum reached the milestone in just 54 balls.

McCullum’s century broke the previous record of 56 balls, which was set by Misbah-ul-Haq of Pakistan in 2014. In that innings, McCullum scored a total of 145 runs, which included 6 sixes and 21 fours. His century was also the first in New Zealand test cricket to be scored off fewer than 60 balls.

fastest ever test century

McCullum’s record-breaking century was not just a personal achievement, but also a moment of national pride for New Zealand. The cricket-loving nation had been waiting for a player to break the record for decades and McCullum finally delivered on that front.

His century was not only the fastest in Test cricket history, but also one of the most entertaining and memorable innings ever played. It is a testament to his skill, talent and determination as a cricketer.

Brendon McCullum’s fastest century in Test cricket history is a remarkable achievement that will forever be remembered in the annals of cricket history. His aggressive and fearless style of play, coupled with his exceptional skill and determination, made him one of the most entertaining and memorable cricketers of his generation.

FAQs

How many balls did it take for Brendon McCullum to score his fastest Test century?

Brendon McCullum took 54 balls to score fastest Test century.

Against which team did Brendon McCullum score his fastest Test century?

Australia

How many runs did Brendon McCullum score in his fastest Test century innings?

Brendon McCullum scored total 145 runs in his fastest Test century innings.

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