Farhaan Behardien's  fifty came off 35 balls with a strike rate of 142.85 including seven boundaries    Getty Images
Farhaan Behardien’s fifty came off 35 balls with a strike rate of 142.85 including seven boundaries Getty Images

Nov 23, 2014

South Africa opener, Farhaan Behardien scored his fifth ODI half-century against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) during the fifth ODI. His fifty came off 35 balls with a strike rate of 142.85 including seven boundaries. His only half-century came in March last year when he scored a century against Pakistan at Centurion with a score of 58. This is also his first fifty while playing against Australia.

Currently he is batting with his partner, Wayne Parnell who is on 18 while South Africa are 273 for the loss of five wickets after 49 overs. So far, there have been three half-centuries with one being converted to a century through Quinton de Kock.