Saturday, 28 May 2016

Misbah-ul-Haq fastest 50 - Test Cricket

Pakistani Skipper Misbah reached 50 in 21 balls on the fourth day of the second Test against Australia at UAE 2nd Test 2014,The captain of national team, hit four sixes and four boundaries to reach his fifty. He Broke old record of  Jacques Kallis of South Africa who took 24 balls in 2005.
He no more baba-e-Tuk Tuk now. He will be known as fastest fifty  record holder in test cricket now.
The Pakistan captain Also level century Record on 56 balls set by West Indies legend Viv Richards in 1986 .
With only one wicket to drop, the session shown a completely thriving one for Pakistani team, which last night made a decision against imposing the follow-on for the Australia laid off for 261, 309 runs behind Pakistan’s 1st innings of 6 for 570.

Balls Batsman Match Location Year
21 Misbah-ul-Haq Pakistan v Australia Abu Dhabi 2014-15
24 JH Kallis South Africa v Zimbabwe Cape Town 2004-05
25 S Shillingford West Indies v New Zealand Kingston 2014
26 Shahid Afridi Pakistan v India Bangalore 2004-05
26 Mohammad Ashraful Bangaldesh v India Mirpur 2007
26 DW Steyn South Africa v West Indies Port Elizabeth 2014-15
27 Mohammad Yousuf Pakistan v South Africa Cape Town 2002-03
28 EAV Williams West Indies v England Bridgetown 1947-48
28 IT Botham England v India Delhi 1981-82
28 CH Gayle West Indiies v New Zealand Port of Spain 2014
29 B Yardley Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 1977-78
29 TG Southee New Zealand v England Napier 2007-08
30 N Kapil Dev India v Pakistan Karachi 1982-83
30 TM Dilshan Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 2009
30 BB McCullum New Zealand v Pakistan Sharjah 2014-15

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