Smriti Mandhana scores India’s fastest-ever T20I fifty

The Indian opener Smriti Mandhana hammered the fastest fifty for India in Women’s T20Is. The left-handed batswoman struck a half-century in just 24 balls in the 1st T20I against New Zealand at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Mandhana lies in the 6th position in the list of fastest fifties. New Zealand’s Sophie Devine holds the record of the quickest half-century in women’s T20Is.

Key Highlights 

  • The Indian opener Smriti Mandhana hammered the fastest fifty for India in Women’s T20Is.She bettered her own record of a fifty in 25 balls, which she created in 2018 against England.
  • Earlier, Smriti Mandhana (second Indian woman) was crowned women’s cricketer of the year by the sport’s world governing body ICC.
  • Mandhana lies in the 6th position in the list of fastest fifties. New Zealand’s Sophie Devine holds the record of the quickest half-century in women’s T20Is.