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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Records – Fastest 50

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Records and Statistics: Which batter has recorded the fastest 50 in the history of the cricket world cup?  

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup is the top international competition for men’s One Day International (ODI) cricket. It comprises the greatest cricketing teams from around the world battling for the highly sought-after trophy. Some amazing batsmen in the tournament’s history achieved tremendous scores and delighted the spectators. The blog highlights the top players in the list of the fastest 50 according to their rankings.

Rank Balls Player Opposition Venue Date
1 18 Brendon McCullum England Westpac Stadium, Wellington 20 February 2015
2 20 Canada Beausejour Stadium , Gros Islet 22 March 2007
Angelo Mathews Scotland Bellerive Oval, Hobart 11 March 2015
4 21 Glenn Maxwell Afghanistan Perth Stadium, Perth 4 March 2015
Mark Boucher Netherlands Warner Park Sporting Complex, Basseterre 16 March 2007
Brendon McCullum Australia Eden Park, Auckland 28 February 2015

Brendon McCullum

The former cricketing legend and captain from New Zealand, well known for his aggressive and assertive stroke play, engraved his name into the cricket World Cup history with an astounding performance on 28th February 2015. With his remarkable batting abilities, unwavering determination, and unrivaled skills soaring him to the fourth rank, McCullum was able to attain this incredible milestone of adding his name to the list of fastest 50 runs achieved in the Cricket World Cup by scoring 50 runs in 21 balls during his thrilling match against Australia at the historic Eden Park in Auckland. His cricketing brilliance has earned him a very respectable position among cricket fans all around the world.

Mark Boucher

Mark Boucher, a South African cricketing legend, established his spot in the history of cricketing mastery during an action-packed match against the Netherlands on March 16, 2007. Boucher reached fourth in the list of the fastest 50 runs scored in the Cricket World Cup history at the Warner Park Sporting Complex in Basseterre. Boucher exhibited an uncompromising commitment and determination by accomplishing this score in 21 balls. The match showcased his dynamic batting ability that turned the course of events leaving an eternal impact on the audience.

Glenn Maxwell

The limitless, all-rounder batsman from Australia, Glenn Maxwell is best known for his captivating performance throughout the Cricket World Cup. In a thrilling match against Afghanistan at Perth Stadium, Perth on March 4, 2015, Maxwell achieved the fourth rank by scoring 50 runs in the Cricket World Cup history in just 21 balls, a record he shares with the equally famous and talented Brendon McCullum and Mark Boucher. His exhilarating performance with controlled aggressiveness left the spectators in a state of awe, making him a cricketing sensation.

Angelo Mathews

The former Sri Lankan Captain, Angelo Davis Mathews with an unmatched talent in the realms of cricket history, carved his name in the Cricket World Cup history with an astounding performance and dedication in a thrilling match against Scotland on 11th March 2015 at Hobart’s renowned Bellerive Oval. Mathews holds the record of accomplishing half a century of runs all in just 20 balls with a tremendous display of power, securing him the 2nd rank in the list of fastest 50 in the Cricket World Cup. His effortless batting was accompanied by his undying dedication, leaving the Sri Lankan team victorious.

Brendon McCullum

This cricket superstar from New Zealand is well known for his record-breaking performances in the Cricket World Cup throughout his career. Scoring 50 runs in 20 balls, McCullum accomplishes the title of 2nd fastest 50 in the Cricket World Cup, sharing the 2nd position with Angelo Mathews. The unforgettable match against Canada on March 22, 2007, created an extraordinary air among the audience as he displayed his ferocious batting at the Beausejour Stadium in Gros Islet.

Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum’s name stands out when it comes to establishing milestones in the world of cricket. He remains unbeatable with his name carved in Golden letters for achieving the 1st rank in the list of fastest 50 for his record-breaking performance in the history of the Cricket World Cup. On 20 February 2015, the iconic match at the scenic Westpac Stadium, Wellington, showcased McCullum fantastically batting against the England cricket team, roaring his way to the unprecedented first position and breaking his record by scoring 50 runs all in just 18 balls. This jaw-dropping performance stunned the whole world.  

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