Surya enters list of T20I legends 

Here are the fastest fifties in T20I cricket against South Africa

8 | Jos Buttler

England captain scored a 23-ball 50 against South Africa in 2020. Buttler scored 57 runs from 29 balls in the successful run chase.

7 | Evin Lewis

Evin Lewis scored a 22-ball fifty against South Africa last year. Lewis scored 71 runs from 35 deliveries in a successful run chase.

6 | Eoin Morgan

Former England skipper scored a 21-ball fifty against the Proteas in 2020. Morgan's 34-ball 54 ended up in a losing cause.

5 | Chris Gayle

The self-proclaimed 'Universe Boss' scored a 20-ball 50 at Johannesburg in 2015. Gayle went on to score a 41-ball 90 in a high-scoring successful run chase.

4 | David Warner

On his T20I debut, Warner scored a 19-ball fifty against South Africa in Melbourne. Warner scored a 43-ball 89 in a winning cause.

3 | Suryakumar Yadav 

Surya hit an 18-ball half-century against the visitors in Guwahati. Surya played a blinding knock of 22-ball 61 to help India post a mammoth total.

2 | Chris Gayle

The T20 legend scored a 17-ball fifty at Cape Town in 2015. The southpaw scored a 31-ball 77 in another successful run chase.

The stand-in England skipper scored a 16-ball fifty in Bristol earlier this year. Moeen's 18-ball 52 helped England post a daunting total of 234/6.

1 | Moeen Ali

This is also the joint-fastest half-century for India in the format. In T20 World Cup 2021, Rahul scored an 18-ball fifty against Scotland. At the top of the list is Yuvraj Singh with 12-ball fifty.

Surya joins Rahul 

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