Fastest 50 for Australia in ODIs

Shashi / 05 February 2015

Simon O’Donnell and Glenn Maxwell (18 balls) – Simon Patrick O’Donnell scored a brilliant half century from just eighteen balls. It was the 2nd semi final of the famous Sharjah Cup that this man scored 74 runs off just 29 balls. The master play of Dean Jones was wonderfully crafted and assisted by him. Also, Glenn James Maxwell scored 60 runs off just twenty two deliveries. Played against India in the 7th and final One Day International match of the series against them in the year 2013, Team Australia noticed immense potential in Maxwell as a protruding talent wating for nurture and nourishment.

David Hussey (19 balls) – David John Hussey, the younger Hussey brother is by nature a heavy hitter, thereby marking his efficiency especially in the shorter and limited formats of cricket. It was the 5th One Day International of the series of the same played between West Indies and Australia at Warner Park, Basseterre, St. Kitts. He scored 52 runs off just 22 deliveries, off which he scored his half century using only 19 deliveries, which even included four boundaries and four over boundaries.

Damien Martyn and Luke Ronchi (22 balls) – Damien Richard Martyn, the popular middle order batsman for the Aussies came handy in the 2nd One Day International match in the Bangladesh vs. Australia series by scoring a brilliant innings of 92 runs off just 51 deliveries, out of which he used just 22 balls to score his half century. He did hit one over boundary and fifteen boundaries to knock the Bangladeshis down with a huge defeat. Also, Luke Ronchi scored 64 runs from 22 deliveries with six over boundaries and five boundaries.

James Hopes (24 balls) – James Redfern Hopes is an Australian all rounder to have scored an amazing feat of scoring half century off just 24 balls.

James Faulkner (twice from 24 balls) – James Peter Faulkner might be just a bowler, but he is no longer considered just as a bowler, rather, he is an all rounder whole is equally been able to bat and bowl with quite an equal prowess and skill. He scored half centuries twice off just 24 deliveries.

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