Gayle Is Officially Amongst The Fastest 50 Club!

Gayle fast 50 in testChrist Gayle has once again done it and this time he has made this achievement in the the test format. 

He scored a blasting 50 off 28 balls only during the test match against New Zealand.

Both of the teams have been playing the test series in the New Zealand. This was also the 100th test match of the hard hitter, Gayle.

Here is the list of fastest fifties (courtesy – CricInfo) in the test with Kallis leading with only 24 balls:

By Balls Faced (where known)
Balls Batsman Match Location Year
24 JH Kallis South Africa v Zimbabwe Cape Town 2004-05
25 S Shillingford West Indies v New Zealand Kingston 2014
26 Shahid Afridi Pakistan v India Bangalore 2004-05
26 Mohammad Ashraful Bangaldesh v India Mirpur 2007
27 Yousuf Youhana Pakistan v South Africa Cape Town 2002-03
28 EAV Williams West Indies v England Bridgetown 1947-48
28 IT Botham England v India Delhi 1981-82
28 CH Gayle West Indiies v New Zealand Port of Spain 2014
29 B Yardley Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 1977-78
29 TG Southee New Zealand v England Napier 2007-08
30 N Kapil Dev India v Pakistan Karachi 1982-83
30 TM Dilshan Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 2009
31 A Ranatunga Sri Lanka v India Kanpur 1986-87
31 WJ Cronje South Africa v Sri Lanka Centurion 1997-98
32 IVA Richards West Indies v India Kingston 1982-83
32 IT Botham England v New Zealand The Oval 1986
32 V Sehwag India v England Chennai 2008-09
32 MA Starc Australia v South Africa Perth 2012-13

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