Brendon McCullum has scored fastest century in test cricket on this day

On this day in 2016, Brendon McCullum, a wicket-keeper batsman from New Zealand made the fastest century in test cricket against Australia by two balls. He scored his century in 54 balls surpassing the record held in a joint by Viv Richards and Misbah ul Haq.

Fastest centuries in test cricket by balls:

Balls Player Match Location Season
54 BB McCullum New Zealand v Australia Christchurch 2015/16
56 IVA Richards West Indies v England St John’s 1985/86
56 Misbah-ul-Haq Pakistan v Australia Abu Dhabi 2014/15
57 AC Gilchrist Australia v England Perth 2006/07
67 JM Gregory Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 1921/22
69 S Chanderpaul West Indies v Australia Georgetown 2002/03
69 DA Warner Australia v India Perth 2011/12
70 CH Gayle West Indies v Australia Perth 2009/10
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