South Africa’s AB de Villiers scores fastest one-day international century

• Batsman reached three figures from just 31 balls
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South Africa’s batsman AB de Villiers has scored the fastest-ever one-day international century during his side’s run-laden innings against the West Indies on Sunday.

The Proteas’ captain needed only 31 deliveries to reach three figures in the second ODI in Johannesburg, five fewer than the previous record holder, New Zealand’s Corey Anderson, who needed 36 balls to reach a century, also against West Indies, last year.

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