Martin Guptill scores a 35-ball hundred in Vitality Blast T20Last updated on Jul 28, 2018, 04:17 pm
New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill scored the joint fourth fastest T20 ton in the history of the game.
The whirlwind opener scored a 35-ball ton, as his innings was laced with 12 fours and 7 sixes.
Guptill, who is representing Worcestershire in the Vitality Blast, helped his side overcome Northamptonshire by 9 wickets.
Here is more on Guptill's new feat.
An incredible innings
Guptill gets past 6,000 T20 runs and scripts 4th ton
Worcestershire chased down a target of 188 in just 13.1 overs, as Guptill's heroics helped them defeat their opponents.
Guptill put on a 162-run opening stand with Joe Clarke (61*).
The Kiwi international, who is known for his hard-hitting abilities, got past the 6,000-run mark in T20s.
This was his 4th T20 hundred in his 206th match.
Guptill scripts joint-fourth fastest ton
Chris Gayle holds the record for the fastest T20 ton (30 balls), which he achieved for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League in 2013.
He is followed by India's Rishabh Pant, who amassed a 32-ball century for Delhi against Himachal Pradesh in domestic cricket.
Andrew Symonds scored a 34-ball ton for Kent in 2004.
Now, Guptill has slammed the joint-fourth fastest hundred.
Guptill second fastest centurion in English T20
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