WORLD RECORD: David Miller hits century in just 6 overs
South Africa’s racy batsman David Miller set a new record of the hottest century in the international T20 cricket scoring a century in just 35 balls here against Bangladesh today.
Miller scored unbeaten 101 runs with the help of seven fours and nine Six in just 36 balls and smashed the record of New Zealand’s compatriot Richard Levy century that was in 45 balls in 2012.
It was the third fastest century in T20. Chris Gayle had scored 100s in only 30 balls during the game on Arasibi’s side in IPL in 2013 while Andrew Symonds had completed the one hundred on 34 balls for Kent in 2004.
Interestingly, Miller made the century at 38 balls once in the IPL, and he’s the world’s first hitter to complete the 100 at less than 40 on two occasions in this short cricket format.
Miller made his first 50 runs from 23 balls, but after completing the fifty, he scored 5 sixes on the first five balls in the 19th Overs Mohammad Saifuddin, but by giving a run on the final ball, he missed the equivalent of Yuvraj Singh.
He is the second batsman after the West Indies Evine Lewis, one of the five sixes in the T20 international match.
Miller scored 224 on four wickets from South Africa from the inning, in which the last Bangladeshi team clash piled up on 141 runs. This was won by South Africa with 83 runs.