IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian – Watch video

IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks Kapil Dev’s Record – India’s fiery batter-keeper Rishabh Pant stole the limelight of the game…

IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian - Watch video
IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian - Watch video

IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks Kapil Dev’s Record – India’s fiery batter-keeper Rishabh Pant stole the limelight of the game when he went on to break Kapil Dev’s big record of scoring the fastest fifty by an Indian in Test cricket. Kapil Dev was the fastest Indian to score a fifty in just 30 deliveries, until recently after it was broken by Rishabh Pant who took 28 balls to achieve this feat. Pant’s fiery innings came against Sri Lanka in ongoing India vs Sri Lanka Day-Night test in Bengaluru. Follow IND vs SL Live Updates on Insidesport.IN

IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian – Watch video

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IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian - Watch video
IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian – Watch video

IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian – Watch video

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Kapil Dev’s record came against Pakistan in 1982 in Karachi. After a span of 40 years, that amazing record was broken by Rishabh Pant who took 28 balls to reach his 50. However, Pant couldn’t add much to his score, as he departed shortly on 50 off 31 balls. Pant also became the first player to score 30+ runs at a 150+ strike rate in each innings of a Test.

1st inngs: 39 off 26 (SR 150.00)
2nd inngs: 50 off 31 (SR SR 161.29)

Fastest recorded 50s for India in Test cricket (balls faced):-

28 Rishabh Pant vs SL Bengaluru 2022
30 Kapil Dev vs Pak Karachi 1982
31 Shardul Thakur vs Eng Oval 2021
32 V Sehwag vs Eng Chennai 2008

IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian - Watch video
Kapil Dev’s record of scoring a fifty in 30 balls was broken by Rishabh Pant

Fastest recorded 50s in India in Tests (balls faced):-

26 Shahid Afridi vs Ind Bengaluru 2005
28 Ian Botham vs Ind 1981
28 Rishabh Pant vs SL Bengaluru 2022
31 A Ranatunga vs Ind 1986

India looks on cruise control on Day 2 as they lead by 340 runs with Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja on the crease. The hosts will be aiming to mount a high target for the visitors before packing them back to the pavilion to seal the series 2-0.

IND vs SL Live: Rishabh Pant breaks 40-year-old BIG Kapil Dev RECORD, smashes FASTEST Test fifty by an Indian – Watch video

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