Brendon McCullum scores fastest Test century

Playing his last the New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum scored the fastest century in the history of Test Cricket at Hegley Oval in Christchurch. Playing on a lively pitch against Australia it took only 54 balls for McCullum to achieve the feat. McCullum’s century is two balls fewer thatn Sir Viv Richards record breaking century made against England at St. Johns. McCullum’s century also became the 4th fastest in term of minutes. He completed his century in 79 minutes. Jack Gregory of Australia scored a 100 in just 70 minutes against South Africa at Johannesburg in 1921. New Zealand were in all sorts of trouble when McCullum arrived on the crease. He scored his first 37 runs in just 16 balls and took 21 runs off Mitchel Marsh’s over.