Martin Guptill Smashes Fastest Century In T20


Martin Guptill, versatile kiwi batsman had another record in his name. Earlier, he stood as one of the batsmen to slam 2000 T20I runs along with Brendon Mc Cullum, Shoaib Malik, and Virat Kohli. He slammed 102 runs off 38 balls for Worcestershire against Northamptonshire in the England county cricket. martin-guptill

Martin Guptill is one of the fiery openers in the world-class cricket and represented many franchises in the T20 leagues worldwide. He changed the picture of the limited overs format by his arrogant style of batting. He represented many franchises in the IPL as well. He made the fastest century in the T20 format and stood as the fourth joint batsman along with Rohit Sharma, David Miller, and LP Van Der Westhuizen by slamming 100 off 35 balls.

The pair of Joe Clarke and Martin Guptill added 162 runs off 10 overs to chase 188 runs with nearly seven overs to spare. Joe Clarke scored 61 runs off 33 balls. Guptill smashed his hundred with 12 fours and seven sixes.

Guptill thrashed Richard Gleeson and Rory Kleinveldt with 22 runs from a single over each. Guptill managed to slam his fifty off 22 balls and his hundred off 38 balls by slamming Graeme White with two fours and Seikkuge Prasanna with a four and a six. Kyle Coetzer was smashed by Guptill with a four and a six to make his hundred.

But he was caught by Josh Cobb in the spell of Richard Gleeson when the match was almost won.

Batsman Balls Match Venue Year
Chris Gayle 30 RCB Vs Pune Warriors Bengaluru 2013
Rishabh Pant 32 Delhi Vs Himachal Pradesh Delhi 2017-18
Andrew Symonds 34 Kent Vs Middlesex Maidstone 2004
LP Van Der Westhuzian 35 Namibia Vs Kenya Windhoek 2011-12
David Miller 35 South Africa Vs Bangladesh Potchefstroom 2017-18
Rohit Sharma 35 India Vs Sri Lanka Indore 2017-18
Martin Guptill 35 Worcestershire Vs Northamptonshire Northampton 2018