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Richard Levi 117* - New Zealand vs South Africa 2nd T20I 2012 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Richard Levi 117* - New Zealand vs South Africa 2nd T20I 2012


Watch the highlights of Richard Levi 117* - New Zealand vs South Africa 2nd T20I 2012 - South Africa tour of New Zealand 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 2nd T20I match played between South Africa and New Zealand at Seddon Park, Hamilton in 19th February 2012.

Richard Levi 117* - New Zealand vs South Africa 2nd T20I 2012 Highlights
Richard Levi hits one of his 13 sixes © Getty Images

Richard Levi's record-breaking fastest century gives South Africa emphatic eight-wicket victory over New Zealand and level the series with 1-1 in a historic game of the second T20I.

* Richard Levi hammered a 45-ball fastest century ever in T20 international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 50-ball hundred held by Chris Gayle against South Africa at Johannesburg in the inaugural 2007 World Twenty20.

* Richard Levi' unbeaten 117 was the joint highest-score in T20 internationals, jointly with Chris Gayle' 117.

* 133* : AB de Villiers and Richard Levi set up the highest third-wicket partnership for South Africa and the second-highest third-wicket stand in Twenty20 internationals.

* Richard Levi became the sixth batsman to score a hundred in T20 internationals after Chris Gayle, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan.

* 13 : Richard Levi hit the most sixes in an innings in Twenty20 International cricket history, surpassing previous record by 10-sixes hit by Chris Gayle against South Africa at Johannesburg in 2007.

* Richard Levi scored 67.24% of his team's runs, which is the highest percentage among the six hundreds.

New Zealand scored 173-4 in 20 overs with top scorer by Martin Guptill 47 off 35-balls including 7-fours & a six, James Franklin blasted a 28 off 10-balls included four-sixes with strike rate of 280.

Kane Williamson cracked a unbeaten 28 off 20-balls included 2-sixes & a four with strike-rate of 140 and Rob Nicol struck 23 off 17-balls including 3-fours and a six.

South Africa best bowler by Johan Botha, Morne Morkel and Debutant Marchant de Lange - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I match.

South Africa chased 174-2 in 16-overs with top scorer by Richard Levi 117 not out - which was his 1st T20I hundred and AB de Villiers cracked a unbeaten 38 off 36-balls including 4-fours.

New Zealand best bowler by Rob Nicol and Nathan McCullum each took one-wickets.

Richard Levi named Player of the match for his match-winning record-breaking unbeaten 117-runs knocked off facing 51-balls including 13-sixes and 5-fours with strike-rate of 229.41.