Hardik Pandya registers fastest fifty in ICC event finals

 SMTV Desk 2017-06-19 18:35:02  London,hardik,pandya,icc tournament,fastest 50,
Hardik Pandya registers fastest fifty in ICC event finals

London June 19: AS we all knew that, Team India has lost the ICC Champions Trophy against the Pakistan, but everyone will remember the Hardik Pandya s knock, the way he batted has mesmerized all the fans even though the team was defeated.Here he creates a record in ICC tournaments, The all-rounders came up with an attacking knock in the final while was always going downhill for India, reaching the milestone off 32 balls. He ended up with a knock of 76 runs off 43 balls before he was run out.Pandya s knock just beat the effort of Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist, who had scored a half-century off 33 balls, also against Pakistan at the ICC World Cup final at Lord s in 1999.Coincidentally, Mohammad Hafeez, who scored a 50 off 34 balls in the Pakistan first innings here earlier on Sunday held the record for the second-fastest 50 in a final, till he was relegated to the third position by Pandya.India was pegged back from the first innings itself with Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman scoring a fine century (114), and big contributions coming from Azhar Ali (59) and Mohammad Hafeez (57*) as they scored 338/4 in their knock.