new Delhi: T20 cricket is considered a batsman’s game. Batsmen in this format are known for their quick batting. Fans also like this format the most in today’s time, there are many batsmen in T20 who have played many explosive innings but whenever there is talk of making the fastest half-century in T20, then India’s first in everyone’s mind. The name of lethal batsman Yuvraj Singh comes. Yuvraj holds the record for the fastest fifty in international cricket. But there are 2 more such batsmen in world cricket who have scored half-century in 12 balls in different T20 leagues, today we will tell you about those batsmen.
Afghanistan’s explosive batsman Hazratullah Zazai has achieved the feat of scoring a half-century in 12 balls in T20 cricket. Jazai is one of the best batsmen in Afghanistan cricket. Jazai did this feat in the APL 2018 T20 tournament. While batting stormy, he had hit fifty on just 12 balls. In this match, Jajai also hit six sixes in 6 balls and created a sensation in the whole world cricket. Jajai hit 5 sixes on the side and made his name in the list of batsmen who hit six sixes by hitting the last six down the ground. He scored 62 runs in 17 balls with the help of 4 fours and 7 sixes.
Chris Gayle, the biggest name of T20 cricket, has also made a record of scoring a half-century in 12 balls. Playing for Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League, the West Indies legend scored a 12-ball fifty against the Adelaide Strikers. Gayle did this feat in 2016. Chris Gayle scored 56 runs in 17 balls in this innings. During this, Chris Gayle hit 7 sixes and 2 fours. But Chris Gayle’s team had to face defeat in the match. Gayle has also scored a half-century in 12 balls in the T10 league.
Yuvraj Singh became the first batsman in the world to score a half-century in 12 balls. Yuvraj played this special innings against England in the 2007 T20 World Cup. In this match, Yuvraj also hit six consecutive sixes off six balls of England’s legendary bowler Stuart Broad. Yuvraj Singh scored 58 runs in 16 balls in his innings which included 7 superb sixes. Indian team won this match by 18 runs. Apart from this, he did the charisma of hitting six sixes in an over for the first time in T20 Internationals. Yuvraj Singh always wore the number 12 jersey in his cricket career. This number was lucky for him. That dashing innings of Yuvraj Singh is still counted among the best innings.