Cricket is a sport that is played in almost every part of the world. There are many different formats of cricket ranging from test cricket to one-day games to T20 cricket. Though, the most popular format is T20 which is a shortened version of the game. There have been many great innings in this format, with some of the innings taking just around a few hours. In this article, we discussed the top 8 who scored the fastest 50 in t20 International.
Fastest 50 in T20:
Here are the top 8 fastest 50 in T20 matches.
- Yuvraj Singh
- Mirza Ahsan
- Colin Munro
- Ramesh Satheesan
- Faisal Khan
- Shai Hope
- Moeen Ali
- Martin Akayezu
1. Yuvraj Singh | (12 balls fastest 50 in T20 history)
Yuvraj Singh is a former Indian cricketer who is one of the greatest all-rounders in the history of Indian cricket. He played for the team in all three formats of the game.
Yuvraj Singh holds the record for the fastest fifty in T20 cricket, which he achieved in the match against England in 2007. In this match, Yuvraj scored a half-century (50 runs) off just 12 balls, which included six consecutive sixes in one over bowled by Stuart Broad. This feat is widely regarded as one of the greatest in the history of T20 cricket.
2. Mirza Ahsan |(13 balls 2nd fastest 50 in T20)
Mirza Ahsan is an Austrian cricketer. He scored the second-fastest half-century in a T20 International against Luxembourg. In this match, he scored 51 runs including 2 fours and 7 sixes. He is the only Austrian cricketer to score the fastest half-century in T20 cricket.
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3. Colin Munro | (14 balls)
Third, on the list is Colin Munro who scored the fastest fifty in T20I. Colin Munro is a professional cricketer from New Zealand. He is a left-handed batsman who has represented New Zealand in ODI and T20 formats. In a T20 match against Sri Lanka in 2016, Munro scored a half-century off just 14 balls, the second-fastest fifty in a T20I after Yuvraj Singh. In 2019, Austrian cricketer Mirza Ahsan broke this record and came second in the list. This is the fastest fifty by a New Zealand batsman in T20I matches, beating the previous record set by Martin Guptill (50 off 19 balls).
4. Ramesh Satheesan | (14 balls)
Number 4th on the list is Ramesh Satheesan. He is a Romanian cricketer. R. Satheesan is a right-handed batsman. In a T20 match against Serbia in 2021, he scored the 4th fastest fifties in T20I including 6 fours and 5 sixes. In this match, his strike rate is 373.33 which is the 4th highest strike rate in T20I.
5. Faisal Khan | (15 balls)
Faisal Khan is a Saudi Arabian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman. In a T20I match against Kuwait, he scored the fastest fifty for Saudi Arabia and the 5th fastest fifty overall. In this match, he scored 83 runs including 7 fours and 7 sixes.
6. Shai hope | (16 balls)
Sixth on the list is Shai Hope. Shai Hope is a professional cricketer from Barbados who has represented the West Indies national team in all three formats of the game. Hope is a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper.
In a T20 match against Bangladesh in 2018, Hope scored the 6th fastest fifty in a T20I. In this match, he scored 55 runs in just 16 balls including 3 fours and 6 sixes.
7. Moeen Ali | (16 balls)
Seventh, on the list, is Moeen Ali who scored the fastest fifty in the T20I. Ali is a professional cricketer from England who has represented the England national team in all three formats of the game. Ali is a right-handed batsman and off-spin bowler.
In a T20 match against South Africa, he scored 52 runs in just 16 balls including 2 fours and 6 sixes. Moeen is the first English batsman to achieve this milestone.
8. Martin Akayezu | (16 balls)
Martin Akayezu is a young Rwanda cricketer. He is the only young cricketer in the world to score a record-fastest fifty against Ghana. In this match, he scored 51 runs including 3 fours and 6 sixes.
List of Fastest fifty in T20:
|Yuvraj Singh||12||India vs England||Durban||2007|
|Mirza Ahsan*||13||Austria vs Luxembourg||Moara Vlasiei Cricket Ground||2019|
|Colin Munro*||14||New Zealand vs Sri Lanka||Auckland||2021|
|Ramesh Satheesan*||14||Romania vs Serbia||National Sports Academy||2016|
|Faisal Khan*||15||Saudi Arabia vs Kuwait||Al Amerat Cricket Ground Ministry Turf 1||2019|
|Shai Hope*||16||Bangladesh vs West Indies||Sylhet||2018|
|Moeen Ali*||16||England vs South Africa||Bristol||2022|
|Martin Akayezu*||16||Rwanda vs Ghana||Gahanga International Cricket Stadium||2021|
|Liam Livingstone*||17||England vs Pakistan||Trent Bridge||2021|
|T H David*||17||Singapore vs Malaysia||Terdthai Cricket Ground||2020|
|H S Gericke*||17||Malta vs Gibraltar||Marsa Sports Club||2021|
|Q de Kock*||17||South Africa vs England||Durban||2020|
|M P Stoinis*||17||Australia vs Srilanka||Perth Stadium||2022|
|C H Gayle||17||West Indies vs South Africa||Newlands||2015|
|P R Stirling*||17||Ireland vs Afghanistan||Dubai International Cricket Stadium||2012|
|S J Myburgh*||17||Netherland vs Ireland||Sylhet||2014|
|David Warner*||18||Australia vs West Indies||Sydney Cricket Ground||2010|
|Shoaib Malik*||18||Pakistan vs Scotland||Sharjah Cricket Stadium||2021|
|Evin Lewis*||18||West Indies vs Bangladesh||Shere Bangla National Stadium||2018|
|P K Matautaava*||18||Vanuatu vs Malaysia||Kinrara Academy Oval||2019|
|Surya Kumar Yadav*||18||India vs South Africa||Barsapara Cricket Stadium||2022|
|K L Rahul*||18||India vs Scotland||Dubai International Cricket Stadium||2021|
|Colin Munro*||18||New Zealand vs West Indies||Bay Oval||2018|
|G J Maxwell*||18||Australia vs Pakistan||Shere Bangla National Stadium||2014|
|F H Allen*||18||New Zealand vs Bangladesh||Eden Park||2021|
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Which players scored fastest 50 in t20 world cup 2021?
Shoaib Malik scored 54 runs in just 18 balls. it is the fastest fifty in 2021 t20 world cup.
Which player scored fastest half century in t20?
Yuvraj Singh only 12 balls.