IPL 2021 Fastest 50: Prithvi Shaw smashes fastest fifty of IPL 2021, hits Shivam Mavi for 6 fours in one over

IPL 2021 Fastest 50: Prithvi Shaw smashes fastest fifty of IPL 2021, hits Shivam Mavi for 6 fours in one over
IPL 2021 Fastest 50: Prithvi Shaw smashes fastest fifty of IPL 2021, hits Shivam Mavi for 6 fours in one over

IPL 2021 Fastest 50 –  Prithvi Shaw smashes fastest 50 of IPL 2021, hits Shivam Mavi for 6 fours in one over – Delhi Capitals opening batsman Prithvi Shaw on Thursday smashed the fastest fifty of IPL 2021. The youngster brought up his half-century off just 18 balls. In his innings, Shaw smashed 9 fours and a six. He overtook Punjab Kings’ allrounder Deepak Hooda who had achieved the feat in just 20 balls. Shaw also shared a partnership of fifty runs with Shikhar Dhawan to provide a top start for the Delhi Capitals.

IPL 2021 Fastest 50 – Prithvi Shaw: In the match, Shaw went on to score 82 runs at a strike rate of 200. He struck 11 fours and 3 sixes.

IPL 2021 Fastest Fifty – Prithvi Shaw

POS PLAYER Against Venue Match Date BF 6s 4s Runs
1
RR Wankhede Stadium 12 April 2021 20 6 4 64
2 CSK Wankhede Stadium 21 April 2021 21 6 3 54
3 CSK Wankhede Stadium 21 April 2021 23 6 4 66
4 RCB Narendra Modi Stadium 27 April 2021 23 4 2 53
5 DC Wankhede Stadium 18 April 2021 25 4 7 69

 

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Fastest IPL 50s by balls faced (Delhi)

17 Chris Morris vs GL Delhi 2016

18 Rishabh Pant vs MI Mumbai WS 2019

18 Prithvi Shaw vs KKR Ahmedabad 2021 *

IPL 2021 Fastest 50 – Prithvi Shaw smashes fastest 50 of IPL 2021, hits Shivam Mavi for 6 fours in one over

He also struck back to back boundaries of all the deliveries bowled by Shivam Mavi in the opening over against KKR. He played mouth-watering strokes all along the ground including covers, point, mid-wicket, and pull shot. The 21-year-old looked quite elegant while playing those sensational drives of both front foot and back foot.

The opening over yielded 25 runs, including a wide to mark a perfect start to DC innings in their run chase of 155 runs in the allotted 20 overs.

Hitting six fours off six balls in an over in IPL:

Rahane vs S Aravind, RR v RCB, 2012
Prithvi Shaw vs S Mavi, DC v KKR, 2021

IPL 2021 ORANGE CAP – With his knock of 82, Prithvi Shaw also has entered top 3 of ORANGE Cap Leaderboard. Shaw now has 269 runs @ strike rate of 165.03 and is currently in a 3rd position. Shikhar Dhawan with 311 runs is on the top of Orange Cap Leaderboard.

 

 No. Player M Ins NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100/50 4s/6s
1 Shikhar Dhawan 7 7 0 311 92 44.42 236 131.77 0/2 37/6
2 Faf du Plessis 6 6 2 270 95* 67.50 192 140.62 0/3 27/9
3 Prithvi Shaw 7 7 0 269 82 38.42 163 165.03 0/3 34/9
4 KL Rahul 6 6 1 240 91 48.00 186 129.03 0/3 20/11
5 Sanju Samson 6 6 1 229 119 45.80 157 145.85 1/0 22/9

 

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