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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.

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