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Sean Abbott scored the joint fourth fastest century in the history of T20 cricket

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While Shubman Gill is scoring a century in the IPL, Australian bowler Sean Abbott created history in England by scoring the fourth fastest century in T20s. Pace ball Abbott plays for Surrey County in T20 Blast cricket tournament and scored a century in just 34 balls against Kent County at Kingston Oval. Surrey got off to a disappointing start with the top five batsmen failing to reach 20 points. The score was 94 for five wickets in the 12th over. Then Sean Abbott took over. After completing his half-century in 23 balls, Abbott completed the remaining 50 runs in 11 balls and scored a century. He remained unbeaten on 110 runs in 41 balls with the help of four fours and 11 sixes.

Abbott’s century in 34 balls is the joint fourth fastest century in T20Is. Australia’s Andrew Symonds also scored a 34-ball century for Kent in 2004. The fastest century in 30 balls is in the name of Chris Gayle who made it in IPL 2013. India’s Rishabh Pant scored 32 and South Africa’s Vihana Lubbe scored T20 centuries in 33 balls. Surrey won the match by 41 runs. He scored 223 runs for five wickets. Against which Kent County could score only 182 runs for seven wickets.