By: Express Web Desk |
Published: January 14, 2018 5:36 pm

Rishabh Pant needed only 32 balls for his 100 runs. (Source: Express file)

Rishabh Pant created history on Sunday when he slammed the fastest T20 century by an Indian batsman. Opening the innings for Delhi against Himachal in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, Pant was in blistering form as he brought up his hundred in just 32 balls at a strike rate of more than 300. He is now second in the list of those with the fastest century in the history of T20 cricket (only behind Chris Gayle’s 30 ball hundred for RCB in the IPL).

Pant’s whirlwind knock was laced with a dozen sixes and eight boundaries. Courtesy of his unbeaten 116, Delhi raced to their target of 144 in just 11.4 overs. Incidentally, Pant also holds the record for the fastest ton in first-class cricket where…

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