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AB De Villiers, now the fastest man in cricket!

Winning the toss and batting first, South Africa set up a huge total of 408 with De Villiers hammering a stunning 66-ball 162. West Indian bowlers bowled well during the initial stage but Rilee Rossouw started the attack by slamming 61 of 39 balls.

Then it was all De Villiers show where he finished for 162 not out including 17 boundaries and eight sixes were hit all over park. West Indian skipper Jason Holder's last two overs went for 64 runs, with one over going for 34. De Villiers now holds the record of fastest fifty of 16 balls, fastest hundred of 31 balls and fastest 150 of 64 balls.

West Indies opener Chris Gayle, who scored the first double-hundred in World Cups against Zimbabwe on Tuesday, scored only three before he was bowled by Kyle Abbott.

Only Dwayne Smith with 31 and Holder at 56 offered any some resistance until Imran Tahir wrapped up the batting becoming the first South African spinner to take five wickets in a World Cup match.

 

Scoreboard: /icc-cwc-2015-live/results-folder/19th-match-pool-b-south-africa-v-west-indies/

Picture Gallery:

1. Chris Gayle picked the wickets of Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis in the same over.

 

2. Rilee Rossouw brought up his fifty with an extravagant six over point.

 

3. AB de Villiers now has the fastest fifty, hundred and 150 in ODI cricket.

 

4. AB de Villiers sweeps this one. He scored 55 runs off his last 13 deliveries.

 

5. Chris Gayle watches in despair as his leg stump is rattled by a Kyle Abbott delivery.

 

6. Kyle Abbott celebrates Chris Gayle's wicket.

 

7. Imran Tahir had Darren Sammy stumped for 5.

 

8. Dale Steyn pats Jason Holder on the back for his 48-ball 56.

 

9. AB de Villiers signs off with the player of the Match award.