Sep 30, 2015. While he averages 52 in tests and 53 in ODIs, in his 61 T20 innings, de Villiers averages a very uncharacteristic even mediocre 22.38. The Proteas captain scored his first 50 runs in 16 deliveries, while taking another 15 more balls to score the fastest century in ODIs. The South African hard-hitting batsman broke New Zealand batsman Corey Anderson's earlier record, which also came against the West Indies in 36 deliveries. Fastest century : De Villiers' knock of 104 off 31 deliveries was the fastest century, breaking Anderson's earlier record, which came off 36 deliveries. Fastest half-century : Former Sri Lanka opener Sanath Jayasuriya held the record for the fastest half-century, which came off 17 deliveries.
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May 11, 2015. AB de Villiers smashed 133 not out off 59 balls against the Mumbai Indians. It was yet another audacious show of batting put up by the South. Abraham de Villiers (de Villiers, Abraham B) - Test Cricket, profile, statistical overview,. Batting. Innings: 162. Not Outs: 16. Aggregate: 7606. Average: 52.10. Get AB de Villiers cricket rankings info, AB de Villiers records, individual records, AB de Villiers photos,. Batting Rank, Test - 2, ODI - 1, World Cup - 1, T20I - 40. The South African skipper took just one less than the 1996 World Cup winner. Most number of sixes : De Villiers smashed 16 sixes and he now shares the record for most sixes in an innings along with Rohit Sharma.