Jos Buttler scored a blistering 116, while his century came off just 46 deliveries, including eight boundaries and sixes © Getty Images
Jos Buttler scored a blistering 116, while his century came off just 46 deliveries, including eight boundaries and sixes © Getty Images

England batsman Jos Buttler created history after he became the fastest England batsman to score a century. The feat was achieved by him during the fourth and final One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan at the Dubai Sports Complex on Friday, when he scored a blistering 116, while his century came off just 46 deliveries, including eight boundaries and sixes as well. It is also the seventh fastest hundred in the world by any batsman., with the table being led by South Africa’s AB de Villiers, who played an almost unmatchable knock of 149 off just 31 deliveries. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Pakistan vs England 2015, 4th ODI at Dubai

Player R B 6s 4s Match Venue Year
AB de Villiers 149 31 16 9 South Africa v West Indies Johannesburg 18-01-2015
Corey Anderson 131* 36 14 6 New Zealand v West Indies Queenstown 01-01-2014
Shahid Afridi 102 37 11 6 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Nairobi 04-10-1996
Mark Boucher 147* 44 10 8 South Africa v Zimbabwe Potchefstroom 20-09-2006
Brian Lara 117 45 4 18 West Indies v Bangladesh Dhaka 09-10-1999
Shahid Afridi 102 45 9 10 Pakistan v India Kanpur 15-04-2005
Jesse Ryder 104 46 5 12 New Zealand v West Indies Queenstown 01-01-2014
Jos Buttler 116* 46 8 10 England v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 20-11-2015
Sanath Jayasuriya 134 48 11 11 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Singapore 02-04-1996
Kevin O’Brien 113 50 6 13 Ireland v England Bangalore 02-03-2011

Twin blistering centuries from Jason Roy and Buttler was enough as England posted a mammoth total of 355 for the loss of five wickets against Pakistan in the fourth and final One-Day International (ODI) at the Dubai Sports Complex on Friday. For Pakistan, Azhar Ali and Mohammad Irfan claimed a couple of wickets each. Earlier, England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bat first as he went with an unchanged squad from the third ODI win at Sharjah. Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali on the othe rhand made a couple of changes in the form of Ahmed Shehzad and Yasir Shah, who came in for Ifitkhar Ahmed and Zafar Gohar. LIVE CRICKET UPDATES: Pakistan vs England 2015, 4th ODI at Dubai

It was the pair of James Taylor and Jos Buttler that put up a partnership of 79 runs and allowed England to ho past the 300-run mark, before Taylor fell for 13 to Mohammad Irfan at the score of 306. The pair of Buttler and Ali batted out for the rest of the innings, with Buttler scoring his third ODI century off just 46 deliveries, including eight boundaries and sixes.