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T20 cricket, the most thrilling and dynamic format in international cricket, has taken the cricketing world by storm since its inception. The inaugural Men’s T20 International match between Australia and New Zealand on February 17, 2005, marked the beginning of a new era in the sport.

List of Fastest 50 (Half Century) in the T20

Here is the list of fastest 50 (half century) in the T20 international cricket matches:

Player Balls Match Year
Yuvraj Singh 12 India vs England 2007
CH Gayle 12 Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers 2016
Hazratullah Zazai 12 Kabul Zwanan vs Balkh Legends 2018
ME Trescothick 13 Somerset vs Hampshire 2010
SP Narine 13 Comilla Victorians vs Chattogram Challengers 2022
Yashasvi Jaiswal 13 Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders 2023
Imran Nazir 14 Sialkot vs Lahore Eagles 2006
GL Brophy 14 Yorkshire vs Derbyshire 2006
K Noema-Barnett 14 Central District vs Otago 2010
KA Pollard 14 Trinidad & Tobago vs Leeward Islands 2012
C Munro 14 New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2016
F Behardien 14 Titans vs  Warriors 2016
KL Rahul 14 Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils 2018
A Negi 14 Meghalaya vs Mizoram 2019
AD Russell 14 Colombo kings vs Galle Gladiators 2020
R Satheesan 14 Romania vs Serbia 2021
AD Russell 14 Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Kings 2021
PJ Cummins 14 Kolkata Knights Riders vs Mumbai Indians 2022
MJ Guptill 15 Auckland vs Central Districts 2008
YK Pathan 15 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challangers Bangalore 2017
JP Duminy 15 Barbados Tridents vs Trinbago Knight Riders 2019
DT Christian 15 Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers 2020
AM Rossington 15 London Spirit vs Northern Superchargers 2022
Nicholas Pooran 15 Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 2023
LRPL Taylor 16 Central Districts vs Otago 2006
AD Hales 16 Nottinghamshire vs Derbyshire 2010
Ahmed Shehzad 16 Barisal Burners vs Duronto Rajshahi 2012
MS Dhoni 16 Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 2013
SK Raina 16 Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab 2014

Yuvraj Singh: The Pioneering Powerhouse

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One of the most iconic moments in T20 cricket history belongs to former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh. On 19th September 2007, during the ICC World Twenty20 in Durban, Yuvraj Singh blazed his way to the fastest fifty in T20 International cricket. His whirlwind innings left spectators in awe as he achieved the milestone in record times.

Not only Yuvraj Singh scored the fastest in T20 cricket, but he also etched his name in the annals of cricket history by hitting six consecutive sixes in a single over. This remarkable achievement, accomplished in the same match against England, showcased his explosive batting prowess and remains an unforgettable moment in cricket folklore.

Chris Gayle: The Jamaican Powerhouse

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The list of the fastest 50s in T20 International cricket also includes the Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle. In 2016, Gayle exhibited his power-hitting skills by reaching a half-century in rapid fashion, thrilling fans around the world.

Hazratullah Zazai: Afghanistan’s Rising Star

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Another entrant on this elite list is the Afghani cricketer Hazratullah Zazai. In 2016, Zazai made his mark with a blistering 50, showcasing the immense talent emerging from Afghanistan in the world of T20 cricket.

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