Misbah-ul-Haq Equals Fastest Test Century Record

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq smashed hundred off 56 balls to equal Viv Richards' record.

Updated: November 02, 2014 16:37 IST
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Abu Dhabi: Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq equalled the 28-year-old record for the fastest Test century when he hit one off 56 balls on the fourth day of the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. (Blog | Scorecard)

The record for the fastest Test hundred in terms of balls faced was set by West Indian legend Viv Richards, against England at Antigua in 1986, who also took 56 balls. (Misbah's Record Ton in Pics)

Misbah earlier smashed the fastest Test half-century record before lunch, reaching the figure off just 21 balls.

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