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Namibia’s Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton Smashes Fastest T20I Hundred

Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, the dynamic Namibian batter, etched his name in cricketing history by scoring the fastest T20 International (T20I) century in a blistering innings against Nepal. Loftie-Eaton’s extraordinary feat occurred during the first T20I of the Tri-Nation series on Tuesday, February 27, leaving fans and pundits in awe of his remarkable display of power-hitting.

Setting a New Record

Facing Nepal’s bowling attack, Loftie-Eaton demonstrated his prowess with the bat as he notched up a scintillating hundred off just 33 deliveries, eclipsing the previous record held by Nepal’s Kushal Malla. Loftie-Eaton’s explosive innings turned the match on its head, providing Namibia with the momentum needed to surge past the 200-run mark, eventually posting a formidable total of 206/4.

Fastest hundreds in Men’s T20Is

Batter Country Opponent Year Deliveries
Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton Namibia Nepal 2024 33
Kushal Malla Nepal Namibia 2023 34
David Miller South Africa Bangladesh 2017 35
Rohit Sharma India Sri Lanka 2017 35
Sudesh Wickramasekara Czech Republic Turkey 2019 35

Important takeaways for all Competitive Exams

  • ICC Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates;
  • ICC Founded: 15 June 1909;
  • ICC CEO: Geoff Allardice;
  • ICC Chairman: Greg Barclay.


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