Batsmen with fewest innings to reach 23 Test hundreds
Updated - Dec 18, 2014 7:12 pm
Batsmen with fewest innings to reach 23 Test hundreds: In the ongoing test battle between South Africa and West Indies, Hashim Amla has slammed his 23rd test ton on Day 1. He, along with the other centurion, AB de Villiers has successfully placed the Proteas in a great position. Talking about the future master of the game, the Indian origin player, Hashim Amla became the 6th fastest cricketer to get to 23 test centuries. He has achieved this feat in 138 innings. One of the finest stroke players in current times and a possessor of the supple wrist, Amla is termed as a next-gen legend by experts delighted from his top performances mainly because he has a habit of having the lions’ share in the teams’ total score. Now, let us look into the list of top 5 players to reach to fastest 23 test tons.
7. Sir Garfield Sobers (West Indies)
Sir Garfield Sobers (Known as Sir Garry Sobers) as the cricketing world knows this legend. Is one of the most remembered West Indian cricketers, the amount of talent he possessed could have got him into the team as either a batsman or a bowler as he was for most of his career an apt all-rounder for West Indies. Sir Garry took 140 test innings to reach the mark of 23 test hundreds. He happens to be the 7th quickest cricketer in the history of the game to do so.