By Khushi Pal
Published Feb 17, 2024

Hindustan Times

Sarfaraz Khan, Prithvi Shaw: Indian cricketers with fastest fifties in Test debut

Indian batsman Sarfaraz Khan made a historic debut on February 15, 2024 after he scored the fastest fifty in a Test debut.

 Sarfaraz scored a half century in the test match against England in Rajkot. 

It took the Indian batsman just 48 deliveries to achieve this feat.

Here is a look at other Indian cricketers with fastest half centuries in their Test cricket debut.

Yuvraj of Patiala

Scored 50 runs off 42 balls against England in 1934.

Hardik Pandya

Scored 50 runs off 48 balls against Sri Lanka in 2017.

Shikhar Dhawan

Scored 50 runs off 50 balls against Australia in 2013.

Prithvi Shaw

Scored 50 runs off 56 balls against West Indies in 2018.