New Zealand's Corey Anderson slams fastest ODI ton

In the third ODI against the West Indies, New Zealand's No.5 batsman Corey Anderson blazed away to a 36-ball century in a 21-overs-a-side match, overtaking Shahid Afridi's record (37 balls).

updated: January 01, 2014 12:55 IST
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New Zealand's Corey Anderson clubbed the fastest century in the history of one-day international cricket -- off 36 balls -- as the hosts reached 283-4 from only 21 overs in Wednesday's rain-shortened third ODI against the West Indies. (Scorecard)

The young all-rounder hit 12 sixes and four fours in his 100, beating, by one delivery, the 37-ball record of Pakistan's Shahid Afridi against Sri Lanka which has stood for almost 18 years.

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