Home > News >

Shahid Afridi equals record of second fastest fifty again

Shahid Afridi has scored 18-ball fifty on three occasions © AFP
Shahid Afridi has scored 18-ball fifty on three occasions © AFP

Mar 4, 2014

Shahid Afridi continued from where he left off from the last ball of the match against India in the Asia Cup 2014. Against Bangladesh on Tuesday, Afridi slammed an 18-ball fifty to take his team closer to the final of the Asia Cup. Afridi was eventually run-out for a 25-ball 59 which included seven sixes and two fours.

Player R B 6s 4s Team Opposition Venue Date
Sanath Jayasuriya 76 17 5 8 Sri Lanka Pakistan Singapore 1996
Shane O’Donnell 74 18 6 4 Australia Sri Lanka Sharjah 1990
Shahid Afridi 59 18 7 2 Pakistan Bangladesh Mirpur 2014
Shahid Afridi 102 18 11 6 Pakistan Sri Lanka Nairobi 1996
Shahid Afridi 55* 18 6 4 Pakistan Netherlands Colombo 2002
Glen Maxwell 60 18 7 3 Australia India Bangalore 2013
Mark Boucher 51* 19 6 2 South Africa Kenya Cape Town 2001
Justin Kemp 53* 19 5 2 South Africa Zimbabwe Durban 2005
Brendon McCullum 80* 19 6 9 New Zealand Bangladesh Queenstown 2007
Ross Taylor 59* 19 5 4 New Zealand Ireland Aberdeen 2008
David Hussey 52 19 4 4 Australia West Indies St Kitts 2008
Shahid Afridi 65 19 5 5 Pakistan New Zealand Christchurch 2011
Shahid Afridi 102 20 9 10 Pakistan India Kanpur 2005
Shahid Afridi 77* 20 6 5 Pakistan South Africa Durban 2007

The dismissal:

He hit one very high in the air and Mushfiqur Rahim, who had all the time in the world, spilled the catch. Afridi, who was struggling with his back, perhaps wanted a runner and had been duly declined. After a long halt, Afridi’s carnage continued as he lofted one over the fine-leg area for a six. But Bangladesh finally take a huge sigh of relief when Afridi was run-out for 59.

Bangladesh Tour of West Indies, 2014

Aug 27, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Basseterre, St Kitts

Zimbabwe Triangular Series, 2014

Aug 29, 2014 (13:00 IST)   at Harare

India tour of England 2014

Aug 30, 2014 (15:00 IST)   at Nottingham

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 30, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Dambulla

Zimbabwe Triangular Series, 2014

Aug 31, 2014 (13:00 IST)   at Harare


Zimbabwe Triangular Series, 2014

Aug 27, 2014  at Harare

South Africa won by 7 wkts

India tour of England 2014

Aug 27, 2014  at Cardiff

India won by 133 runs

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 26, 2014  at Hambantota

Sri Lanka won by 77 runs

Zimbabwe Triangular Series, 2014

Aug 25, 2014  at Harare

Australia won by 198 runs

Bangladesh Tour of West Indies, 2014

Aug 25, 2014  at Basseterre, St Kitts

West Indies won by 91 runs


Don Bradman's ducks


Mitchell Marsh: This is a big opportunity for me

India vs England Live Cricket Score 2nd ODI at Cardiff: India win by 113 runs by D/L method

Australia vs South Africa Live Cricket Score, Zimbabwe Tri Series 2014 Match 2 at Harare: South Africa win by 7 wickets

Don Bradman and his ducks

India vs England ODI series 2014: Why an Indian win will be surprising

MS Dhoni taking on England in England and BCCI at home!

Australia Australia and South Africa in Zimbabwe 2014 England England vs India England vs India 2014 India India tour of England 2014 India vs England India vs England 2014 Pakistan Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2014 South Africa Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Triangular Series 2014

Ranjan Madugalle completes 500 international matches as match referee

India romp to massive 133-run win by D/L method against England in 2nd ODI to lead series 1-0

IPL 2013 spot-fixing and betting controversy: Mudgal committee meets police investigators in Chennai

Ravichandran Ashwin dismisses Eoin Morgan to leave England in deep touble against India in 2nd ODI

CLT20: PCB confident about Lahore Lions’ participation

Zimbabwe Triangular Series 2014: Australia vs South Africa, 2nd ODI at Harare Highlights

Ashes 1893: Dr. WG Grace treats Charlie Turner on the field

India vs England 2014: 2nd ODI at Cardiff Highlights

Suresh Raina silences critics after cracking stupendous ton for India against England at Cardiff

Shakib Al Hasan’s return: A desperate move by Bangladesh Cricket Board?

Fan of the Day

Niharika Shah

Niharika Shah

664 Posts | 6 Fans

Funny cricket video

International programme in Animal Husbandry

NGOs pursue education for all

Leaked: Inside pictures of Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 8 house?

Angelo Mathews post match conference after 2nd ODI against Pakistan

Hyperlapse iOS app review: Simple, hassle-free time-lapse video creator unlocks loads of creative possibilities

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords citing “fire and burn hazard”

How to have sex after having a baby

Ashes 1893: Dr. WG Grace treats Charlie Turner on the field

What is a yeast infection?

Lots of Baggage in India-US Relations According to Dr. Ashok Kapur

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here