Kapil Dev’s record for the quickest World Cup hundred by an Indian batsman is broken by Rohit Sharma

On Wednesday, October 11, Rohit Sharma scored the quickest century by an Indian hitter in World Cup history. At the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi, during India’s game versus Afghanistan, the captain reached the milestone after 63 balls.

At the Nevill Ground in Turnbridge Wells on June 18, 1983, the famous Kapil Dev scored a century off just 72 balls against Zimbabwe.

Rohit immediately began pursuing the Afghan bowling after India was challenged to chase down 273 runs. India scored 94 runs in the powerplay without losing a single wicket as the right-handed hitter reached his half-century off 30 balls.The right-handed batsman took 30 balls to get his half-century as India scored 94 runs during the powerplay.