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Rishabh Pant surpasses Kapil Dev to score the fastest 50 by an Indian in Test cricket
Indian Express | 13/03/2022 08:07 PM | Click to read full article
Pant also ranks third in the list of the fastest recorded 50 in India in Tests, trailing Shahid Afridi who scored a half ton in 26 balls vs India in Bengaluru in 2005 and Ian Botham's 50 in 28 balls vs India in 1981.
On Day 2 of the ongoing Pink-ball Test against Sri Lanka, Rishabh Pant enthralled the audience with his outstanding 50 in just 28 balls. Doing so, Pant broke the 1982 record of Kapil Dev by becoming the fastest Indian to score a 50 in Test cricket.