CHRISTCHRUCH: New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum thrashed Sir Viv Richards and Misbah ul Haq fatest Test hundred record on Saturday.
Kiwi captain playing his 101st and final match for New Zealand made his last match memorable for long-time.
Beating the share 56 balls century record of Sir Viv Richards against England in 1986 and Misbah ul Haq in 2014 against Australia in 2014, New Zealand consume 54 balls.
New Zealand team was in bit trouble when he arrived at crease, were 32-3, he not only scored fastest century also rescued his team from complete collapse.
McCullum got out after scoring 145 runs in 79 balls, hit 6 sixes and 21 fours.
Talking to media after today’s play of Test Match, McCullum said, “I was trying to hit every ball for four or six,”
“Viv was my idol growing up, he was an incredible cricketer. I’m almost a little bit of embarrassed to go past him, to be honest.”
Brendon McCullum Test Career:
Excluding the last match, 34-year-old right hand batsman played 100 Tests for New Zealand, scored 6283 runs with the average of 38.07. 11 Centuries and 31 Fifties. Behind the wicket, grasped 194 catches, also 11 stumps to his name.