Faf du Plessis, the South African cricket player, made history by becoming the first player to score a century in the South African Twenty20 (SA20) league. The SA20 league is a new addition to the South African cricketing calendar, and du Plessis set the bar high with his impressive performance.
Du Plessis, who plays for the Johannesburg Super Kings team, scored a century in just 54 balls, setting a new record for the fastest century in the league. His century included 8 fours and 8 sixes, showcasing his powerful hitting abilities and ended the innings with an unbeaten 113* off 58 balls.
This outstanding performance helped Johannesburg Super Kings secure a comfortable victory against the Durban Super Giants. Du Plessis’ century was not only a personal milestone for him but also an important achievement for the SA20 league.
A few players who came closer to scoring a century in the ongoing SA20 league are:
Will Jacks of Pretoria Capitals scored 92 against Eastern Cape
Donovan Ferreira of Johannesburg Super Kings scored 82* against Durban Super Giants