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Published: Wednesday January 1, 2014 MYT 1:57:01 PM
Updated: Wednesday January 1, 2014 MYT 2:12:16 PM

Factbox - Fastest one-day international hundreds

(Reuters) - New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson scored the quickest one-day international century ever on Wednesday, taking just 36 balls against West Indies to break the record long held by Pakistan's Shahid Afridi.

Following is a factbox on the 10 fastest centuries in one-day internationals:

Balls Player Country Opposition Year

36 Corey Anderson New Zealand West Indies 2014

37 Shahid Afridi Pakistan Sri Lanka 1996

44 Mark Boucher South Africa Zimbabwe 2006

45 Brian Lara West Indies Bangladesh 1999

45 Afridi Pakistan India 2005

46 Jesse Ryder New Zealand West Indies 2014

48 Sanath Jayasuriya Sri Lanka Pakistan 1996

50 Kevin O'Brien Ireland England 2011

52 Virat Kohli India Australia 2013

53 Afridi Pakistan Bangladesh 2010

(Compiled by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Patrick Johnston)


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