Here are a bunch of other records that de Villiers broke during this terrific innings:
- Fastest fifty - in just 16 balls. The previous record was held by Sanath Jayasuriya, who scored 50 of 17 balls against Pakistan in 1996.
- Equalled the world record for the most sixes in an ODI innings - 16. Rohit Sharma also hit 16 sixes during his innings of 209 against Australia in 2013.
- Strike rate of 339 - Highest strike rate for a 50-plus knock and the first time that a batsman has made a 100-plus score at a 300-plus strike rate
Match: West Indies tour of South Africa, 2nd ODI: South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Jan 18, 2015
Result: South Africa won by 148 runs
Posted by Cric Onomics on Thursday, February 16, 2017