The Indian cricket team has made history by breaking Sri Lanka’s 22-year-old record for the fastest 100 runs in a Test innings. They accomplished the feat in the second ongoing test against the West Indies at Queen’s Park in Port of Spain in Trinidad.
After India outscored West Indies for 255 runs, taking a 183-run lead, openers Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal stormed out and played with an ultra-aggressive mentality. They took the West Indies bowlers to the dry cleaners and smashed them all over the park to take the half-century partnership in 5.3 runs, which is the fastest ever for India in the Tests.
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rohit sharma he broke his fastest half-century in the Tests when he reached the milestone in just 35 balls, while Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 38 runs from 30 balls as the duo sewed together 98 runs in partnership for the opening wicket. Shubman Gill, who entered at No. 3, also played fluently.
In the process, India managed 100 runs in just 12.2 overs, which is the fastest a team has ever taken in terms of balls faced. They overcame Sri Lanka, who scored 100 runs in 13.2 overs against Bangladesh in 2001.
India have taken a 300+ race lead but the rain is playing its part and it has been frustrating. The Rohit Sharma-led won the first game by a massive innings and 141-run margin and they were also hoping to win the ongoing game to whitewash the opposition.
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IND vs WI: Fastest 100 runs by a team in Test cricket history, India on top
India now holds the record for the fastest 100 runs by a team in Test cricket history, followed by Sri Lanka. England is twice listed, while Bangladesh also accomplished the feat against the West Indies.
|yes no||Equipment||Against||Year||Overs to score 100 runs|
|1.||India||West Indies||2023||12.2 excesses|
|2.||Sri Lanka||bangladeshi||2001||13.2 excesses|
|3.||England||South Africa||1994||13.3 excesses|
|4.||bangladeshi||West Indies||2012||13.4 excesses|
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