Trinidad, May 1: A 23-year-old cricketer from Trinidad and Tobago has created world record by smashing fastest hundred in T20 in just 21 deliveries.
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Iraq Thomas, from the land of legendary Brian Lara, has blasted Jamaican Chris Gayle out of the record books.
The match was organised by Tobago Cricket Association.
As per a report published in NDTV, Iraq Thomas has been making headlines since he scored a 31-ball 131 on Sunday. He was playing for Scarborough/Mason Hall United in a match organized by Tobago Cricket Association at Louis D'Or.
Chasing Speyside's target of 152, the 23-year-old amassed 131 off 31 balls to finish off the contest in just eight overs. Thomas hit 15 sixes and five fours in his whirlwind innings.
"I never thought I would get the runs as quickly as I did but after hitting a few, I realised that something special can happen out there and it came through," Thomas told the local Trinidad media.
His previous best knock was a 53-ball 97.