Pakistani player hit a stormy century with Sachin’s bat, made a world record


When Shahid Afridi’s bat used to run, he used to run fiercely and he has made many records with his bat but one record he made with Sachin Tendulkar’s bat.



TV9 Bharatvarsh | Edited By: Abhishek Upadhyay



Oct 04, 2022, 6:00 AM IST





Shahid Afridi, the former captain of the Pakistan cricket team, was known for his stormy batsman when he used to play. He has made many records with his batting. One such record was made by this batsman on this day i.e. on October 4. This year was 1996. What are these records tell you. (File Pic)

Afridi scored a century in 37 balls in an ODI against Sri Lanka in Nairobi on October 4, 1996 and it was the fastest century in ODI cricket at that time.  In this match, Afridi played an innings of 102 runs in 40 balls with the help of six fours and 11 sixes.  During this his strike rate was 255.  (File Pic)

Afridi scored a century in 37 balls in an ODI against Sri Lanka in Nairobi on October 4, 1996 and it was the fastest century in ODI cricket at that time. In this match, Afridi played an innings of 102 runs in 40 balls with the help of six fours and 11 sixes. During this his strike rate was 255. (File Pic)

Afridi did not do this feat with his bat.  He did this feat with the bat of great Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar.  Afridi himself has told this thing many times.  He had told that Waqar Younis had Sachin's bat and he had given this bat to Afridi, from which he scored this stormy half-century.  (File Pic)

Afridi did not do this feat with his bat. He did this feat with the bat of great Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar. Afridi himself has told this thing many times. He had told that Waqar Younis had Sachin’s bat and he had given this bat to Afridi, from which he scored this stormy half-century. (File Pic)

Afridi played many stormy innings after this and led Pakistan to victory.  For a long time, Afridi held the record for the fastest century in ODIs, which was later broken by New Zealand's Corey Anderson by scoring a century off 36 balls.  Right now this record is in the name of South Africa's AB de Villiers, who scored a century in 31 balls against West Indies in 2015.  (File Pic)

Afridi played many stormy innings after this and led Pakistan to victory. For a long time, Afridi held the record for the fastest century in ODIs, which was later broken by New Zealand’s Corey Anderson by scoring a century off 36 balls. Right now this record is in the name of South Africa’s AB de Villiers, who scored a century in 31 balls against West Indies in 2015. (File Pic)

Batting first, Pakistan scored 371 runs for the loss of nine wickets.  Sri Lankan team could only score 289 runs in reply.  This innings put Afridi in the count of stormy batsmen.  (File Pic)

Batting first, Pakistan scored 371 runs for the loss of nine wickets. Sri Lankan team could only score 289 runs in reply. This innings put Afridi in the count of stormy batsmen. (File Pic)


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