Meet the Indian origin player Sahil Chauhan who broke Chris Gayle’s big record

Indian Origin batsman Sahil Chauhan broke the record of Universe boss by hitting the fastest T20 Century 

Indian-origin batsman Sahil Chauhan, who plays for the Estonian national team, broke Chris Gayle’s record for fastest T20 century on Monday, June 17. He completed his century in just 27 balls and remained unbeaten by scoring 144 runs in 41 balls. He completed his half-century in just 14 balls.

Estonia was playing the second match in the 6-match T20 series against Cyprus. Estonia had to chase the target of 192 runs. Estonia had a very bad start. They lost 2 wickets on just 9 runs and after that, Sahil Chauhan came out to bat at number 4 and single-handedly won the match for Estonia.

Sahil Chauhan started his innings with 6, 4, and 6; after that, he did not look back at the match. He also made the record for most sixes in Men’s T20 in this match. He hit a total of 18 sixes in this inning. Before this, the record of most sixes was in the name of Afghanistan player Hazratullah Zazai. He hit 16 sixes in his innings against Ireland.

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Sahil Chauhan also broke Loftie Eaton’s record for the fastest century by scoring a century in 27 balls. He scored a century in 33 balls in international cricket, that too against Nepal.

Rishabh Pant

Fastest Century in Men’s T20, including Sahil Chauhan

Balls  Player Against Year
27 Sahil Chauhan Cyprus 2024
30 Chris Gayle  Pune Warriors 2013
32 Rishabh Pant Himachal Pradesh 2018
33 Wihan Lubbe Limpopo 2018
33 Loftie Eaton Nepal 2024
34 Kushal Malla Magnolia  2023
35 David Miller Bangladesh 2017
35  Rohit Sharma  Sri Lanka 2017
35 S Wickramasekara Turkey 2019

After taking his team over to the winning lines in just 13 overs, the right-hand hitter only quit once, registering a 2-0 series lead. He played a sensational knock of 144 runs off 41 balls, which was laced with six fours and eighteen sixes.

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