Scott Styris smashes a 37-ball T20 century

Last updated 13:59 25/07/2012
Scott Styris
Getty Images
HEAVY HITTER: Scott Styris on his way to 100 off 37 balls for Sussex.

Relevant offers

Cricket

Race for the gloves: Tom Blundell, Tim Seifert impress Black Caps keeper Watling Former Black Caps speedster Shane Bond joins Canterbury Cricket board as one of two co-opted members Kiwi Olympic hero Tom Walsh to give the Crusaders a fright when he reveals his hidden talent Neil Wagner swaps Lancashire for Essex in county cricket No respite for Black Caps as fearsome Aussie pace trio to charge in again Rain washes out fourth round of secondary schools First XI Cup in Christchurch Australia name unchanged 12-man test squad for Pakistan series Brendon McCullum to turn up the Heat as he returns from surgery to play the Big Bash Aussie speedster Pat Cummins not ready for test recall: Mark Waugh Cricket set to introduce red cards for unruly player conduct

Former Black Caps' allrounder has Scott Styris smashed the third-equal fastest century in the Twenty20 cricket history.

Playing for Sussex in a quarterfinal of the English county T20 competition Styris smashed exactly 100 not out to guide his team to 230-4 batting first against Gloucestershire.

His innings included an astonishing 38 runs off one over from James Fuller that included four sixes, three fours and two no-balls.

In all he hit nine sixes and five fours and brought up his last 50 runs off just 13 deliveries.

"I'm a lazy bugger these days! I'm just a slogger, they all seem to go even when I don't want them to," Styris told Sky Sports UK.

Only Andrew Symonds (34 balls) and Louis van der Westhuizen (35) have scored faster T20 hundreds.
 
In reply Gloucestershire could only manage 191-8 from their 20 overs.

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should bouncers be banned from cricket?

Yes - they're too dangerous

Neutral - it is what it is

No - it's just bad luck when it goes wrong

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content