Fastest 50 in ODI Debut

There are certain players who have scored fifty in their ODI debut matches. It is always a dreamy start of a career when you kicked off your journey with fifty on an international stage. The top 5 batsmen are mentioned below who scored the fastest 50 in ODI debut match:

Krunal Pandya the Indian all-rounder grabbed his debut opportunity in the Indian ODI team with both hands and scored the fastest fifty in his ODI debut. Krunal Pandya broke the record of English player John Morris of fastest 50. The left-handed lower middle-order batsman got a chance to play for India on March 23, Tuesday at Pune. The Indian team was struggling at 205 for 5 when Krunal Pandya came to bat on the crease. He smartly handled the situation and played his natural game along with KL Rahul. Krunal Pandya smashed fifty in just 26 balls and overtook John Morris record of New Zealand of 35 balls. Krunal Pandya holds the record of fastest fifty in ODI debut. Krunal Pandya smashed 7 fours and 2 sixes in his innings and became the first Indian to make fifty in his ODI debut while playing at number 7 position.

Fastest 50 in ODI by Debutant List

Player Team Balls Opponent Year  
Krunal Pandya India 26 England 2021 Scorecard
Alick Athanaze West Indies 26 UAE 2023 Scorecard
Ishan Kishan India 33 Sri Lanka 2021 Scorecard
John Morris England 35 New Zealand 1991  
Luke Wright England 38 India 2007 Scorecard
Nasir Jamshed Pakistan 40 Zimbabwe 2008 Scorecard
Mohammad Rizwan Pakistan 46 Bangladesh 2015 Scorecard
Sharjeel Khan Pakistan 46 Sri Lanka 2013 Scorecard

Ishan Kishan recently joined the club to hit fastest fifty on debut. He is at 2nd position after KP. He scored 50 in just 33 balls against Sri Lanka.

Luke Wright of England is at the 4th spot. The English top-order batsman scored fifty on his debut game against India in just 38 balls back in 2007. Luke Wright paced his inning very well against a strong Indian side. Luke Wright was looking comfortable and dangerous but unfortunately got run out on 50, by a matter of inches.

Nasir Jamshed the opening batsman of the Pakistan team is at the 5th spot on the list. Nasir Jamshed made fifty in his 1st ODI match against Zimbabwe in 40 balls. Nasir Jamshed had dominated the show against Zimbabwe bowlers.  He holds the record of fastest fifty in ODI debut by any Pakistani cricketer. Nasir Jamshed made 61 runs in that match in 48 balls including 6 fours and 3 sixes.

Sharjeel Khan and Mohammed Rizwan of Pakistan shared the 6th spot.  Mohammed Rizwan and Sharjeel Khan both scored fifty in their ODI debut match and took 46 balls to reach their 50 runs mark. Mohammed Rizwan scored his fifty against the Bangladesh team in 2015 and made 67 runs in 58 balls in his 1st ODI inning. Sharjeel Khan scored his debut fifty against Sri Lanka back in 2013 and made 61 runs in 61 balls. Sharjeel Khan opened the inning for Pakistan on debut and played a brilliant knock.

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