Fastest test century
The record of fastest test century in the test cricket is held by the great West Indian batsman Vivian Richards. He scored the fastest test century on 15 April 1986 against England in Antigua test. Vivian Richard has scored his century just in 56 deliveries and his batting was really a treat to watch for every cricket follower. He made 110 not out in this match.
Second fastest century in test cricket
The record of second fastest test century is held by the Adam Gilchrist. This stylish left handed wicketkeeper batsman from Australia is always known for his aggressive batting while maintaining the calmness in his personality. Gilchrist scored his century in just 59 deliveries against England in Perth test. This record was made on 16 December 2006. I remember it was my birthday on that day and I could not ask a better birthday gift for me from this Australian veteran player. Gilchrist scored 102 not out in this match.
Third fastest century in test cricket
Third fastest test century is made by the Australian batsman Jack Gregory against South Africa in Johansenburg. This test century was made on 12 November 1921. Jack Gregory made this century in just 67 deliveries. He enjoyed the record of fastest test century for almost 65 years until the great West Indian Vivian Richards broke this record in 1986.
Fourth fastest century in test cricket
The record of fourth fastest century in test cricket is made by West Indian left handed batsman Shivnaraine Chanderpaul. Chanderpaul made his century against Australia on 10 April 2003 in Georgetown. He took 69 deliveries to reach this milestone. Although West Indies lost this match but Chanderpaul's inning was admired even by the Australians.
Fifth fastest test century
At present, each and every cricket follower is familiar with the name of David Warner. Although earlier his technique and temperament was questioned by critics for test cricket but he silenced every critic with superb performance in the test cricket. Now, he holds the record of fifth fastest test century. Warner made this century in just 69 deliveries in Centurion against India on 13 January 2012. David Warner is really seems to be a promising cricketer for future and now cricket experts are seeing a great future batsman in him.
Sixth fastest test century
The record of sixth fastest test century is held by the destructive West Indian batsman Chris Gayle. Chris Gayle is known for his stand and deliver type of technique of batting. He made this century in just 70 deliveries against Australia in Perth. This record was made on 19 Dec. 2009. Chris Gayle in this match was really on the peak of his form.
Seventh fastest century in test cricket
The record of the seventh fastest test century is made by the West Indian Batsman Roy Fredericks. He made his century in just 71 deliveries. This record was made on 13 December 1975 in Perth. Although at that time I was not born when this record was made but I have seen the highlight of that match and it is still one of the most treasured videos in my system.
Eighth fastest century in test cricket
Majid Khan of Pakistan holds the record of eighth fastest century in the test cricket. This record was made on 30 October 1976 in Karachi. Majid Khan took just 74 deliveries to reach this milestone against New Zealand. The whole Karachi crowd was on their feet when Majid was on roll for his eighth fastest test century.
Ninth fastest century in test cricket
The great Indian all-rounder and the captain of Indian first world cup winning team Kapil Dev is the owner of ninth fastest test century. Kapil Dev made this record in just 74 deliveries against Srilanka. The record of this ninth fastest test century was made on 22 December 1986. Kanpur crowd was the witness of this ninth fastest test century.
Tenth fastest century in test cricket
The wristy player of Indian cricket team Mohammad Azaharudin holds the record of tenth fastest test century. Azaharudin is always known as stylish and calm captain of Indian cricket but very few of us know that he also holds the record of tenth fastest century in the test cricket. Azhar made this century against South Africa in Kolkata. This record was made on 29 November 1996.