Shahid Afridi Fastest Fifties Record (Joint Record Holder) in ODI Cricket
Fastest Half Century Record In ODI Cricket: Shahid Afridi creates the record of 2nd fastest half century in One Day International Cricket. Shahid Afridi is the joint record holder for the 2nd fastest fifties in ODI Cricket with Glenn Maxwell and Simon O’Donnell . Shahid Afridi smashes the second fastest half century in just 18 balls in the 8th Match of Asia Cup One Day International Cricket 2014. This is the third time when Afridi hits the half century in just 18 balls. Sanath Jayasuriya holds the record of fastest fifties by hitting the half century in just 17 balls.
Shahid Afridi – 2nd Fastest Half Century In Asia Cup 2014 Match Details
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan): Shahid Afridi hits the record making second fastest half century in just 18 balls against Bangladesh in the 8th Match Of Asia Cup ODI Cricket 2014. This is his 3rd time to meet the half century in just 18 balls. Previously Afridi hits his fifties in just 18 balls against Sri Lanka (At Nairobi on 4th October 1996) and Netherlands (At Colombo on 21st September 2002).
Full Match Details of 8th Match Of Asia Cup ODI Cricket 2014
Pakistan vs Bangladesh (PAK vs BAN): 8th match of Asia Cup One Day International Cricket 2014 held between Pakistan (PAK) and Bangladesh (BAN) on 4th March 2014 at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Miripur. Bangladesh won the toss and choose to bat first and set a score of 326/3 in 50 Overs. By chasing the target of 327, Pakistan scores 329/7 in 49.5 overs. Thus Pakistan won the match by 3 wickets with 1 ball remaining.
Fastest Half Centuries Record In One Day International Cricket Full Details
Fastest Half Century Record ODI Cricket
Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) holds the record for fastest fifties in One Day Cricket (50 Overs). ST Jayasuriya hits the fastest ODI fifty in just 17 balls against Pakistan at Singapore on 7th April 1996 (ODI No. 1093). Jayasuriya scores 76 runs in 28 balls with the help of 8 fours and 5 sixes at 271.42 strike rate.
Second Fastest Half Century Record In ODI Cricket
Glenn Maxwell, Simon O’Donnell and Shahid Afridi jointly holds the record for second fastest half century in just 18 balls for One Day International Cricket (50 Overs).
Simon O’Donnell – Second Fastest Fifties Record ODI Cricket
Simon O’Donnell (Australia) jointly holds the record for 2nd fastest fifty in One Day Cricket with Shahid Afridi and Glenn Maxwell. SP O’Donell hits the second fastest half century in just 18 balls against Sri Lanka at Sharjah on 2nd May 1990 (ODI No. 603). Donell scores 74 runs in 29 deliveries with the help of 4 fours and 6 sixes at 255.17 strike rate.
Glenn Maxwell – Second Fastest Fifty Record In ODI Cricket
Glenn Maxwell (Australia) jointly holds the record for 2nd fastest half centuri in ODI cricket with SP O’Donell and Shahid Afridi. Glenn Maxwell hits the second fastest half century in just 18 balls against India at Bangalore on 2nd November 2013 (ODI No. 3428). Glenn Maxwell scores 60 runs in 22 balls with the help of 3 fours and 7 sixes at 272.72 strike rate.
Shahid Afridi – 3 Times To Make half Century in Just 18 Balls
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) also jointly holds the record for second fastest half century record in one day cricket. Afridi is the man who reach the half century 3 times in just 18 balls.
First half century in 18 ball is against Sri Lanka at Nairobi on 4th Octobet 1996 (ODI No. 1125). Shahid Afridi scores 102 in 40 balls with the help of 6 fours and 11 sixes at 255.00 strike rate. Pakistan won that match by 82 runs.
Second fifty in 18 balls is against Netherland at Colombo on 21st September 2002 (ODI No 1883). Afridi Scores 55* in 18 balls with 4 fours and 6 sixes at 305.55 Strike rate. Pakistan won that match by 9 wickets with 202 balls remaining.
Third fifty in 18 ball is on Asia Cup 2014 against Bangladesh at Miripur on 4th March 2014 (ODI No. 3482). Shahid Afridi scores 59 in 25 balls with 2 fours and 7 sixes at 236.00 strike rate. Pakistan won the match by 3 wickets with 1 ball remaining.
Third Fastest Half Century Record In One Day Cricket
Third fastest fifty record in one day cricket is on just 19 balls and the record jointly holds by 6 batsmen. They are Mark Boucher, Justin Kemp, Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor, David Hussey and Shahid Afridi.
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