AB de Villiers © Getty Images
AB de Villiers © Getty Images

Jan 18, 2015

AB de Villiers went blitzkrieg and got his half-century off 16 balls in the second One-Day International (ODI) played at Johannesburg on Sunday. De Villiers came on to bat when South Africa were on 247  after the dismissal of Rilee Rossouw. He started cracking plethora of boundaries and sixes the after he arrived on the crease. De Villiers fully utilized the 247-run opening partnership between Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw. He smacked three sixes and a lone boundary in 42nd over to bring up his half-century .

List of other players who have got half-centuries in less than 20 balls —

Players Balls
Sanath Jayasuriya 17
SP O’Donnell 18
Shahid Afridi 18
Shahid Afridi 18
Glenn Maxwell 18
Shahid Afridi 18
Mark Boucher 19
Justin Kemp 19
Brendon McCullum 19
Ross Taylor 19
David Hussey 19
Shahid Afridi 19
Brendon McCullum 19

 

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