David Warner records 2nd fastest fifty in Test cricket

It is a fact that Australia always dominates the team whoever the time is, and once they start hitting the ball now one stands against them. Once again in the match against Pakistan on the fourth day of the third and final Test against Pakistan on Friday (January 6), David Warner records 2nd fastest fifty in Test cricket blasting the ground with claps.

David Warner records 2nd fastest fifty in Test cricket

David Warner played yet another memorable innings in the second innings of the third Test at Sydney Cricket Ground. This time Warner registered the fastest fifty by an Australian batsman and also the second fastest overall in Test cricket. Warner smashed three sixes and seven fours in a 23-ball half-century on Friday. The inning played by the David Warner was breathless each and every moment of the inning was memorable.

Before Tea break, Australia had advanced across to 117 for 1 in just 18 overs, riding on the second fastest fifty ever in Tests, by David Warner, who got there in just 23 balls, two more than what Misbah-ul-Haq took for his record-breaking innings. The Australian vice-captain showed his intention from the first ball, whacking Imran Khan over midwicket.

List of fastest Test fifties:

Player Balls faced Team Against Venue Year
Misbah-ul-Haq 21 Pakistan Australia Abu Dhabi 2014-15
David Warner  23 Australia Pakistan Sydney 2016-17
Jacques Kallis 24 South Africa South Africa Cape Town 2004-05
Shane Shillingford 25 West Indies New Zealand Kingston 2014
Shahid Afridi 26 Pakistan India Bangalore 2004-05

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