Ireland’s Amy Hunter becomes youngest ODI centurion

Written by The Frontier Post

Harare (Agencies): Ireland’s Amy Hunter has become the youngest player to score an ODI century, hitting an unbeaten 121 and taking her side to a win against Zimbabwe on her 16th birthday.

Hunter overtook the record previously held by India’s Mithali Raj, who scored 114 not out against Ireland at the age of 16 years and 205 days in June 1999.

Shahid Afridi is the youngest man to hit an ODI century. He was 16 years and 217 days old when he scored 102 against Sri Lanka in 1996. Hunter is also younger than any man or woman who has scored a century in T20Is.

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