With ton, Yuvraj surpasses Sehwag
Yuvi's scintillating innings against Eng in the Goa ODI adds another feather in his cap, writes Rajneesh Gupta.india Updated: Apr 04, 2006 12:51 IST
Yuvraj Singh, during his scintillating innings of 103 against England in the Goa one-dayer achieved the distinction of scoring the fastest ODI hundred against England.
Yuvraj reached the three-figure mark off just 73 balls and thus obliterated fellow teammate Virender Sehwag's record of fastest hundred against England. Sehwag had raced to his hundred off 77 balls in an ICC Champions Trophy game at Colombo in 2002.
The accompanying table lists the fastest 100s against England in ODIs:
|77||V Sehwag||126||104||131.15||Ind||Colombo RPS||22-09-2002|
|81||A Gilchrist||121*||101||119.80||Aus||The Oval||12-07-2005|
|88||Majid Khan||109||93||117.20||Pak||Trent Bridge||31-08-1974|
Yuvraj's hundred is also the fourth fastest by any Indian batsman in ODIs. The details:
|80||S Manjrekar||105||82||128.05||SA||New Delhi||14-11-1991|