2nd Fastest T20 50 made by Colin MunroJanuary 11, 2016
Stole the limelight from Martin Guptill after 15 min.
In the second T20 match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Eden Park, Auckland, kick start performance of Team New Zealand steal the show. Martin Guptill became the first fastest half-century scorer from New Zealand; however Colin Munro stole the whole limelight and became the first cricketer from New Zealand to make ‘second’ fastest half century in the T20.
Let us take a look to the score card of fastest T20 International fifties:
12 Balls Yuvraj Singh IND v ENG(2007)
14 Balls Colin Munro NZL v SRI(2015/16)
17 Balls P.R. Stirling NED v AFG(2011/12)
17 Balls S.J. Myburgh NED v IRE(2013/14)
Watch the Colin Munro’s batting highlights in the video here:
The match was win by New Zealand that too by 9 Wickets. Here is the brief score info
NZ 147/1 in 10 overs (Guptill 63(25), Munro 50*(14), Williamson 32*(21))
SL 142/8 in 20 overs (Mathews 81*(49), Dilshan 28*(26);
Elliot took 4 wickets (gave 22 runs)
Well, Sri Lanka have managed to win only once and have been beaten seven times, for the coming T20 World Cup it surely has to gear up.