Green breaks WI opener’s record

Fastest T20I fifties by batters against India. Here is a list of top 7. 

England opener reached his fifty from 23 balls against India in 2018. Roy scored 67 runs from 31 deliveries including 4 fours and 7 sixes.

7 | Jason Roy 

Former Pakistan all-rounder reached his fifty from 23 balls as well. In 2012, Hafeez scored 55 runs from 25 balls including 6 fours and 3 sixes while leading the team in the run chase.

6 | Mohammad Hafeez

Sri Lankan batter reached his fifty from just 22 balls. Perera scored 66 runs from 37 deliveries including 6 fours and 4 sixes in a successful run chase in 2018.

5 | Kusal Perera

South African wicketkeeper-batter completed his fifty from just 22 balls. In a successful run chase in 2018, Klassen scored 69 runs from 30 balls including 3 fours and 7 sixes.

4 | Heinrich Klaasen 

Former Sri Lankan skipper got to his half-century from just 21 balls. Sangakkara smashed 37-ball 78 which comprised of 11 fours and 2 sixes to help Sri Lanka post 215/5 in 2009. 

3 | Kumar Sangakkara 

In a record-breaking T20I encounter in 2016, West Indies opener Johnson Charles scored fifty from just 20 balls. Charles scored 79 runs from 33 balls including 6 fours and 7 sixes to help West Indies post 245/6.

2 | Johnson Charles

Australia’s new opener smashed his half-century from just 19 deliveries in powerplay overs. Green scored 52 runs from 21 deliveries including 7 fours and 3 sixes in Hyderabad.

1 | Cameron Green

After Green's record-breaking fifty, Tim David smashed his maiden T20I fifty for Australia. David reached his fifty from just 25 balls. He scored 54 runs from 27 balls including 2 fours and 4 sixes. 

Another quickfire fifty

Overall, David Warner has hit an 18-ball fifty. Also, Glenn Maxwell has done it twice in T20I cricket from 18 balls.

Overall record

Green has not been included in Australia’s T20I squad. He is opening in the absence of David Warner. So far, Green has been menacing in the T20I series. 

No place in WC squad

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