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Match Day

587dThe Report by Firdose Moonda

De Villiers sets breathtaking new century record

AB de Villiers ripped up the record books with the fastest century in ODIs, off just 31 balls to beat the previous quickest set by Corey Anderson off 36 balls little more than a year ago

587dRob Steen

Gimme slimmer bats over fatter records

Unlike in baseball, where you could mistake Babe Ruth's slugger for a modern-day one, in cricket the difference in sizes and weights is mind-boggling - and harmful

587dFirdose Moonda

I wanted Miller to go in - de Villiers

AB de Villiers almost denied himself the opportunity to bat on a Wanderers' belter because he thought there was someone else who could finish off what Rilee Rossouw and Hashim Amla started with more of a flourish.

587dBishen Jeswant

44 balls, 16 sixes, 149 runs

Stats highlights from an incredible day in Johannesburg, where AB de Villiers smashed the record for the fastest ODI ton

Struggling

One

Number of half-centuries by Chris Gayle in his last 14 ODI innings, stretching back to June 2013. An average of 15.92

Quadruples

12

12th ODI score over 400. Of which five were by India, three by SA. Five of the twelve were in India, four in SA.

Trifecta

3

This is the first time there has been three centuries in an ODI innings. There had been 116 instances of two centuries in an innings prior to this.