Former Pakistan captain and batsman Misbah-ul-Haq tops the list of the fastest fifty in test cricket. In a match against Australia, he scored a fifty off just 21 balls. He is followed by Australian opener David Warner. In a match against Pakistan, Warner scored the second-fastest fifty of just 23 balls. Former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis is ranked 3rd on the list of fastest fifty in test cricket. In a match against Zimbabwe, he scored fifty from just 24 balls.
|1||Misbah-ul-Haq||Pakistan||Pakistan v Australia||21|
|2||David Warner||Australia||Australia v Pakistan||23|
|3||Jacques Kallis||South Africa||South Africa v Zimbabwe||24|
|4||Shane Shillingford||West Indies||West Indies v New Zealand||25|
|5||Shahid Afridi||Pakistan||Pakistan v India||26|
|6||Mohammad Ashraful||Bangladesh||Bangaldesh v India||26|
|7||Dale Steyn||South Africa||South Africa v West Indies||26|
|8||Yousuf Youhana||Pakistan||Pakistan v South Africa||27|
|9||Foffie Williams||West Indies||West Indies v England||28|
|10||Ian Botham||England||England v India||28|
|11||Chris Gayle||West Indies||West Indiies v New Zealand||28|
|12||Colin de Grandhomme||New Zealand||New Zealand v Sri Lanka||28|
|13||Rishab Pant||India||India v Sri Lanka||28|
|14||Bruce Yardley||Australia||Australia v West Indies||29|
|15||Tim Southee||New Zealand||New Zealand v England||29|
|16||Kapil Dev||India||India v Pakistan||30|
|17||Tilakratne Dilshan||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka v New Zealand||30|
|18||Brendon McCullum||New Zealand||New Zealand v Pakistan||30|
|19||Jonny Bairstow||England||England v New Zealand||30|
|20||Arjuna Ranatunga||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka v India||31|
|21||Hansie Cronje||South Africa||South Africa v Sri Lanka||31|
|22||Shardul Thakur||India||India v England||31|
|23||Vivian Richards||West Indies||West Indies v India||32|
|24||Ian Botham||England||England v New Zealand||32|
|25||Virendra Sehwag||India||India v England||32|
|26||Umar Akmal||Pakistan||Pakistan v New Zealand||32|
|27||Mitchell Starc||Australia||Australia v South Africa||32|
1. Which player holds the record for the fastest fifty in test cricket?
Former Pakistani batsman Misbah-ul-Haq holds the record for the fastest fifty in test cricket – 21 balls.
2. Which is the only Bangladesh player to feature on the list?
Mohammad Ashraful is the only Bangladeshi player to feature on the list of players with the fastest fifty. He scored fifty in 26 balls against India.
3. Which Indian scored the fastest fifty in test cricket?
Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishab Pant scored the fastest fifty in just 28 balls against Sri Lanka.
4. Which Sri Lankan player scored the fastest fifty in test cricket?
Tilakratne Dilshan scored the fastest fifty by a Sri Lankan player in just 30 balls against New Zealand.