Only a few days are left for the start of the IPL 2023 tournament. Cricket is being played all over the world. Meanwhile, new records are being established. Former Indian legend Yuvraj Singh holds the record for scoring the fastest fifty in the history of international T20 cricket. He had scored a half century in 12 balls. This is the same match, when the India vs England T20 match was played in Durban in 2007. Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in six balls in this match. 16 years have passed since this record. However, far from breaking this record, no batsman in the world has been able to match it.
Despite this, T20 series is currently being played in Bangladesh vs Ireland team. Litton Das has scored the fastest fifty in this. Due to this, a special record has been recorded in the name of Liton. The match played by both teams was covered by rain. Therefore, instead of 20, the match was played in 17 overs.
— ICC (@ICC) March 29, 2023
Liton Das and Rony Talukdar opened the innings for Bangladesh in this match. This time he started batting aggressively. Lytton completed his half-century in just 18 balls with a blistering innings. This became the fastest T20 fifty for Bangladesh. Earlier for Bangladesh, Mohammad Ashraful scored a 20-ball half-century against West Indies in 2007. Now Lytton has broken this record. However, he is at the bottom of the list of fastest half-centuries among batsmen.
Bangladesh put up a big challenge against Ireland
Talking about the match, Ronnie Talukdar was dismissed after scoring 44 runs off 23 balls. Lytton and Ronnie put together a partnership of 124 runs for the first wicket. After this, captain Shakib Al Hasan supported Liton. However, they could only have a partnership of 14 runs. Liton Das was dismissed for 83 off 41 balls. During this he hit 3 sixes and 10 fours. After this, Shakib contributed an unbeaten 38 runs. Also, Tauheed Riday contributed 24 runs. This time Bangladesh set a challenge of 202 runs losing 3 wickets in 17 overs.
Interestingly, Bangladesh won the first match of the series by 22 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule. Now the last match of the series will be played on March 31. IPL 2023 will start on this day.
Talking about Liton Das’s IPL team, he is part of the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the IPL 2023 tournament. KKR’s first match of the tournament will be against Punjab Kings on April 1. (cricketer liton das fastest for bangladesh in t20 is fifty from 18 balls against ireland)