Rishabh Pant Breaks 40-Year Old Record By Scoring The Fastest Half Century in Test Cricket For India

Rishabh Pant Fastest Half Century Record: As with the ODI series India is dominating over Sri Lanka in the test matches too. This series is very important from the Indian perspective as India is playing a pink ball test match in this series.

This 2nd match of the test series will be remembered by Rishabh Pant for a long time as Pant has scored the fastest 50 for India in test cricket and broke the 40-year-old record of the legend Kapil Dev.

Rishabh Pant Is The New Record Holder For Fastest Half Century By Indian In Test

The destructive wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant smashed a destructive half-century in just 28 balls during the 2nd test match against Srilanka. Pant’s 28 balls half-century is now standing as the fastest 50 for India in test matches. Previously Kapil Dev has owned this record as he made a half-century in just 30 balls againstย  Pakistan in 1982.

Pant’s innings had 7 fours and 2 massive sixes which shows his class and temperament. Rishabh Pant has been a key player for the India team and his natural ability to hit sixes and a class batting skill made him more valuable for India.

Here are some more interesting records:

Fastest recorded 50s in India in Test( balls faced)

  • Shahid Afridi- 26 balls vs India inย  2005
  • Ian Botham- 28 balls vs India 1981
  • Rishab Pant- 28 balls vs Srilanka 2022
  • A Ranatunga- 31 balls vs India 1986

Fastest recorded 50s for India in Test Cricket( balls faced)

  • Rishabh pant- 28 balls vs Srilanka 2022
  • Kapil Dev- 30 balls vs Pakistan 1982
  • Shardul Thakur-ย  31 balls vs England 2021
  • Virendra Sehwag- 32 balls vs England 2008
Back in form with a different approach

As far as today’s innings was just a short clip of Pant’s batting but this inning has somehow shown that Rishabh is back in form. Pant has shown a different approach in this series as he played his natural game which as a result made him score runs all overground. His capabilities are well aware and fans are hoping that Pant’s form will continue till the final of WTC.

Rishab Pant has scored 235 runs in 4 innings during the test series against Sri Lanka which made him the third-highest run scorer in the series. Pant in this series has done his best to be prepared for upcoming matches during the WTC tournament.

Read more:ย Shreyas Iyer Saves The Day For India, Sri Lanka Loses Control At The Day-1 Of The 2nd Test

Tauqeer Belal
Tauqeer Belal
Tauqeer is a young writer who is enthusiastic about the game of cricket and writes about what is going on in the game of cricket around the world. Currently, he is pursuing his Journalism degree from St. Xaviers' College, Ranchi.


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