New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum scored the fastest 50 in the World Cup against England on Friday, getting the landmark off only 18 balls. The previous record (50 off 20 against Canada in World Cup 2007) was also in his name.
Who is the fastest 50 in the world?
|1||Yuvraj Singh India|
|3||Luke Ronchi||New Zealand|
Who hit fastest 50 in ODI?
AB de Villiers holds the record for the fastest 50 in ODI cricket taking just 16 balls to reach the landmark.
Who holds the record of fastest the half century in a World Cup?
Adam Gilchrist holds the record for the quickest century in a final. Kevin O’Brien holds the record for the fastest century in the history of the tournament. Kumar Sangakkara scored four consecutive centuries, a record in ODIs, in the 2015 tournament.
Who has the highest individual score in the 50 over World Cup?
Viv Richards – 181 vs Sri Lanka (1987)
Richards hit 16 fours and seven sixes to help the Windies post 360/4 in their 50 overs. The West Indian legend also overtook Kapil Dev’s 175* to record the highest-ever individual score at the World Cup at that time.
Who hit 6 sixes in an over?
All-rounder Thisara Perera has become the first Sri Lankan cricketer to hit six sixes off one over during a domestic match in Colombo.
Who scored 200 in T20?
The first time, Team India scored 200-plus in T20Is was against England during the 2007 World T20 at Durban. The match is remembered for Yuvraj Singh’s six sixes in an over off Stuart Broad. India posted 218/4 and won the game by 18 runs. India posted 260/5 against Sri Lanka on December 22, 2017, at Indore.
Who Hit Highest sixes in ODI?
1, Shahid Afridi – The former Pakistan all-rounder has smashed 351 sixes in 398 matches.
Who scored fastest 200 in ODI?
The batting maestro etched his name forever in the cricket hall of fame when he became the first man ever in the history of ODI cricket to score 200 runs in an innings. He achieved this feat against South Africa in Gwalior on February 24, 2010. Sachin Tendulkar was the first batsman to score 200 runs in ODIs.
Who hit most sixes in one match?
|AB de Villiers||149||16|
Who is the fastest century?
In One day International cricket (ODI) the fastest century is held by South African batsman AB De Villiers. De Villiers’ century came up in just 31 balls against the West Indies in the 2nd ODI at Johannesburg on 18 January 2015.
Who scored fastest 100 in T20?
Fastest centuries scored in Twenty20 International cricket as of February 2021, by balls faced
|Number of balls faced|
|DA Miller (South Africa v Bangladesh – 2017)||35|
|RG Sharma (India v Sri Lanka – 2017)||35|
|S Wickramasekara (Czech Republic v Turkey – 2019)||35|
|S Periyalwar (Romania v Turkey – 2019)||39|
Who is fastest batsman in the world?
|1. AB de Villiers (RSA)||31 balls/ 149||2015|
|2. Corey Anderson (NZ)||36 balls/ 131*||2014|
|3. Shahid Afridi (PAK)||37 balls/ 102||1996|
|4. Mark Boucher (RSA)||44 balls/ 147*||2006|
Who has most runs in World Cup?
Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar holds an array of individual records in the World Cup. One of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1997, and “the most followed cricketer in the world”, Tendulkar has made more scores over fifty and scored more runs than any other cricketer in World Cup history.
Who played most World Cups?
Lothar Matthäus is the player with the most games played at the FIFA World Cup, and one of only three along with the Mexicans Antonio Carbajal and Rafael Márquez to have entered the field in five different tournaments.
Who took most wickets in World Cup?
Glenn McGrath remains the record holder of Most Wickets in World Cup. He took 71 wickets in just 39 matches played.