Rishabh Pant surpasses Kapil Dev to register fastest Test fifty by an Indian

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Rishabh Pant surpasses Kapil Dev to register fastest Test fifty by an Indian
Rishabh Pant surpasses Kapil Dev to register fastest Test fifty by an Indian

Rishabh Pant surpasses Kapil Dev to register fastest Test fifty by an Indian

Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant scored the fastest fifty by an Indian batter in Test cricket on Sunday. It has come off 28 deliveries.

Pant surpassed former India captain Kapil Dev’s record of a half-century in 30 balls by scoring 50 runs in just 28 balls.

Rishabh Pant surpasses Kapil Dev to register fastest Test fifty by an Indian
Pant surpasses Kapil Dev to register fastest Test fifty by an Indian

On Day 2 of the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, the wicketkeeper-batter achieved this feat.

The hosts are in a great position with to Jasprit Bumrah‘s five-wicket haul and a good start by the hitters, who have extended their first-innings lead to 204 runs going into Tea on Day 2 of the second Test at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.