Prithvi Shaw, on Thursday hits the fastest fifty of the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League. Shaw absolutely reigned over Shivam Mavi in the first over, smashing 6 boundaries (25 runs). The over helped him reach the 50-run mark in 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 top start for Delhi Capitals.
The third on the tally is Andre Russell, who smashed fifty from just 21 balls. He is followed by his fellow teammate Pat Cummins, who took 23 balls to complete his half century.
Fifth in the tally is Delhi Capital’s Shimron Hetmyer, who smashed half century from just 23 balls. Mayank Agarwal of the Punjab Kings is sixth in the standing as he smashed half century off 25 deliveries.
Fastest Fifty Of IPL 2021 (Till April 29)
- Prithvi Shaw (Off 18 balls)
- Deepak Hooda (Off 20 balls)
- Andre Russell (Off 21 balls)
- Pat Cummins (Off 23 balls)
- Shimron Hetmyer (Off 23 balls)
- Mayank Agarwal (Off 25 balls)
There is no stopping Shaw today, as it seems like DC are going to ease past KKR too reach 10 points, tying with CSK and RCB on the table.
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 6 Fours Off Six Balls in An Over in IPL:
Ajinkya Rahane vs S Aravind, RR v RCB, 2012
Prithvi Shaw vs S Mavi, DC v KKR, 2021
“Then I came back from Australia and I worked with Prashant Shetty who is my coach and Pravin Amre (DC assistant coach) as well before going to Vijay Hazare Trophy, it worked quite well, I just played my natural game in Vijay Hazare, after that it’s going well,” Prithvi Shaw recently told media after returning to form after lean patch with the bat in Australia.