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De Villiers record breaker helps South Africa to score 409 against West Indies

SYDNEY: AB De Villiers has smashed 2nd fastest World Cup century as South Africa scored record 409 runs target against West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

South African skipper charged at West Indian bowlers as he scored 162 with help of 17 boundaries and 8 sixes just facing 66 delivers. He has not only scored 2nd fastest century of 52 balls but he scored the fastest 150 in the history of the game facing 63 delivers.

Protease scored 261 runs in last 20 over of the game. Hasim Amla once again steady with 65 runs with Faf du Plessis followed him with 62.

Then the carnage of West Indies bowling began on 30 over when De Villers and Rilee Rossow came to the crease. Rossow lost his wicket after scoring 61 while delivers ended up with a record breaker.

Andre Russell and Chris Gayle picked up three wickets for South Africa.