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.
Fastest fifty by an Indian in Test cricket – #RishabhPant from just 28 balls..
No one can touch this record 😎#INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/NnUUCoDpj8
— Rishab Pant (@Rishabpant4ever) March 13, 2022
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 against Pakistan in 1982.
Mark My Words 👋👀✍️
This Man Will Score FastesT 💯 In Test as well For India 👑
He Will be MosT Dangerous Test Batsman one DaY ⚡
RISHAB TABADTOD PANT 🥵🔥#RishabhPant #INDvSL #CricketTwitter #PinkBallTest pic.twitter.com/3qwy0IQ6Z1
— Msdian07 (@advait_anjankar) March 13, 2022
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 in 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- 31 balls vs England 2021
- Virendra Sehwag- 32 balls vs England 2008
Back in form with a different approach
From a very small state, born in Roorkee, travelled to Delhi just to train for cricket, started by giving his wicket away to hat trick and also losing his dad before a test century, Rishab pant is the hero we don't need but the hero we deserve 🙏 pic.twitter.com/opNoHBF9xN
— A. (@YoMadarasiMunda) January 19, 2021
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.
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