Under-19 world cups are best international tournament to nurture talent in international cricket. Most of the famous players of present generation came from Under-19 world cup. Players playing in Under-19 World cups becomes future stars and great players. In this article we will see top 5 fastest fifties in Under-19 world cups.
#5 Jacob Bethell
Jacob Bethell is England’s Under-19 player who plays as a batsman in the team. Jacob in 2022 world cup quarter-finals made fifty in just 20 balls which is now the fifth fastest half century in Under-19 world cup. Jacob scored total of 88 runs against South Africa and took his team to semi-finals.
#4 Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh who was one of the finest and most dangerous batsmen of his time started his career in Under-19 team. In 2000 Under-19 world cup Yuvraj Singh smashed a half-century in just 20 balls. Whole world saw the trailer of upcoming movie which is a blockbuster. Yuvraj Singh played with aggressive approach from starting of his career.
#3 Suresh Raina
Another one of the most famous Indian middle-order batsman Suresh Raina also started his career in Under-19 world cup. He in 2004 Under-19 world cup in a match against Scotland smashed a 19-ball half-century which is third fastest in Under-19 world cups. Suresh Raina made 90 runs off just 38 balls in that match.
#2 Alcindo Holder
Alcindo Holder is one of the most less heard names of West Indies team. But with a massive strike rate of 254 he used to bat at No.2. In 2002 Under-19 world cup he in a match against Scotland at Dunedin smashed a half century in just 19 balls. He made a total score of 56 runs but his half-century is second fastest on our list.
#1 Rishabh Pant
Third Indian to make in our list Rishabh Pant is another Indian wicket keeper middle order batsman who is famous for his aggressive and explosive cricket. Pant is one of the best wicket keeper batsmen in current world cricket and he also started his cricket journey from Under-19 world cup. In 2016 Under-19 world cup at Bangladesh. In a match against Nepal at Dhaka, Pant smashed a half century in just 18 balls which is fastest in Under-19 world cups.