T20 Cricket has disrupted the world of cricket with the kind of distinction and dynamic nature it has. The desire to score runs at the fastest centuries in T20 cricket also exhilarates fans as well as the batters. At the same time, the T20 format enjoys the support of a tremendous and massive fan base throughout the world. From its inception, T20 cricket has been predominantly played in the white-ball ODI format. However, the game evolved and rose through the ranks and now there is a plethora of T20 leagues all across the globe.
Ever since its inception, the T20 format has received an overwhelming response from all the cricketing fans and spectators. As the T20 format of the game developed a dynamic response, all the countries started to include it in the domestic arena and launched their respective franchise leagues as well.
The batters played a crucial role in entertaining the crowd in the T20 format by hitting long sixes and scoring at a spectacular strike rate. While executing such stints, many fabulous batsmen have managed to score a century in very few deliveries.
Here is the List of Fastest Centuries in T20 Cricket:
1. Chris Gayle (30 Balls vs Pune Warriors, 2013), Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL
The Caribbean powerhouse Chris Henry Gayle is known to produce some of the finest and most explosive T20 knocks. Gayle set a thumping and thunderous record by scoring the fastest T20 century in only 30 balls while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League. Gayle’s splendid knock came against the Pune Warriors franchise where he went on to score a touchdown 175-run knock that is still the highest individual score by any batsman in the history of IPL.