6 min read.Updated: 20 Jan 2015, 05:03 PM ISTG. Sampath
This in an era when cricket, and (therefore) batsmanship, are both wedded to the ethos of primitive accumulation
Last Sunday, South Africa’s AB de Villiers scored the fastest century in one-day international (ODI) cricket history. He needed only 31 balls for his 100. This comes within a year of the Kiwi Corey Anderson’s record-breaking 36-ball 100 last January. It also comes in the wake of Rohit Sharma’s ridiculous 264 against Sri Lanka last November, which is today the world record for the highest individual one-day score.