Test Cricket is known for the batsman who smashed the balls all over the stadium and then they get their name in the list of fastest half-centuries in Test Cricket. Misbah-ul-Haq of Pakistan is the one who achieved this in just 21 balls playing against Sri Lanka.
Top Five Fastest Half-Centuries in Test Cricket
Here we will be listing Top five fastest batsmen who scored half-centuries in Test Cricket as if they were playing T20 cricket.
|Jacques Kallis||South Africa||24||Zimbabwe||2005|
|Shane Shillingford||West Indies||25||New Zealand||2014|
Shahid Afridi – In the History of Cricket, Shahid Afridi was one of the best all-rounders. His aggressive batting is being in constant T20 made him help Pakistan to win various matches.
In the year 2005, He scored the fastest half-centuries in the History of Test Cricket. Pakistan tour India in the 3rd Test of the three-match series, shahid scored 58 runs in just 34 balls, getting his half-centuries in just 26 balls, which was the fastest in Test cricket. His innings helped Pakistan beat India and tie the series 1-1.
Shane Shillingford – Shane Shillingford West Indies Player scored the 4th Fastest fifties in Test cricket history against New Zealand in the year 2014.
The Kiwis tour to West Indies and the 2 teams were playing a three-match Test series. Shane Shillingford decided to take things into his hands and he decked up a half-century in just 25 balls with 3 boundaries and 5 sixes. Eventually, his team lost.
Jacques Kallis – Jacques Kallis South African all-rounder is one of the greatest players of all time. He is the third-fastest fifty in Test cricket when Zimbabwe tour South Africa in 2005. He completed his half-centuries in just 24 balls and finished his innings at 54 runs off 25 balls, with five sixes.
David Warner – In 2017, David Warner played a match against Pakistan at SCG and achieved the feat by scoring half-centuries in just 23 balls and in the end won the match.
Misbah-ul-Haq – Misbah-ul-Haq is at the top of the five fastest half-centuries in the Test Cricket list. Pakistan played against Australia in a 2-match series and during the 2nd Test; He created a record in that match. Misbah scored the fifties against Australia in just 21 balls. Misbah-ul-Haq scored 3 centuries in 4 innings in that series the Pakistani captain was rewarded with the Man of the Series award.
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