Shahid Afridi used Sachin Tendulkar's bat to hit the fastest ever ODI century

In 1996, a youth Shahid Afridi scored a bursting century off 37 balls against Sri Lanka to make an ODI world record. Shahid Afridi is one of the greatest cricketer played for Pakistan. Presently in his autobiography "Game Changer", the previous Pakistan caption uncovers that the century was scored using Sachin Tendulkar's bat.

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Sachin had given his preferred bat to Waqar to take to Sialkot, Pakistan's most popular games products producing capital, and get a uniquely designed one recreated there. Before he took it to Sialkot he offered it to Afridi, before hr went in to bat. So that first century in Nairobi by Shahid Afridi was made with Sachin Tendulkar's bat.It was Sahid Afridi's debut turnament. The allrounder's butchery helped Pakistan put an aggregate of 371/9 out of 50 overs on score board. Sri Lanka got all out for 289 runs and lost the match by 82 runs. 

Afridi's century was the fastest by any batsman in ODIs till Corey Anderson broken that record with a 36 ball against West Indies in 2014. In 2015, AB De Villiers broke Anderson's record by hitting a century in only 31 balls against West Indies.

Afridi was traveled to Nairobi in 1996 to play for Pakistan against Srilanka. Be that as it may, he didn't have an appropriate cricket unit. Saqlain Mushtaq, a Pakistani spinner gave him his boots and spinner. Waqar Younis had Sachin's bat in the ownership and gave him the bat. Younis revealed to Afridi that the bat has a decent hold and extraordinary parity. How could he have Sachin's bat? Sachin credited his bat to Waqar Younis to check and buy a comparative bat from Sialkot (a city in Pakistan)

Afridi utilized the bat and scored the quickest ODI century in only 37 balls. Presently the record have a place with AB de Villiers at 31 balls

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