Top 10: Fastest Fifty in SA20 League History

The batters have the mighty task of helping their team reach huge totals in T20s. So they need to possess solid ball-striking capabilities to accumulate quick runs.

South Africa’s SA20 league is no exception and has witnessed some swashbuckling knocks from batters. On some occasions, batters have scored lightning-fast half-centuries.

So, here are the top 10 instances of batters who have smashed the fastest fifties in the SA20 league’s history.

Fastest Fifty in SA20 League

PlayerBalls Taken to 50AgainstVenueDate
Heinrich Klaasen (DSG)16Paarl RoyalsDurban28 Jan 2024
Donovan Ferreira (JSK)18Pretoria CapitalsJohannesburg20 Jan 2024
Heinrich Klaasen (DSG)19Paarl RoyalsDurban15 Jan 2023
Faf du Plessis (JSK)19Pretoria CapitalsCenturion18 Jan 2023
Will Jacks (PC)19MI Cape TownCape Town23 Jan 2023
Marco Jansen (SEC)20MI Cape TownCape Town18 Jan 2023
Adam Rossington (SEC)20Pretoria CapitalsJohannesburg11 Feb 2023
Faf du Plessis (JSK)20MI Cape TownCape Town29 Jan 2024
Adam Rossington (SEC)21Durban’s Super GiantsGqeberha22 Jan 2023
Will Jacks (PC)22Durban’s Super GiantsDurban20 Jan 2023

(You can check out other stats related to SA20 here.)

Key Insights

16: South Africa’s Heinrich Klaasen smacked SA20’s fastest fifty while playing for Durban’s Super Giants in the second season. The flamboyant batter brought up his 50 in just 16 balls against the Paarl Royals at a staggering strike rate of 294.11.

294.11: Moreover, Klaasen’s strike rate of 294.11 is also the highest among the batters with 50+ runs in an innings.

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25: Klaasen and Will Jacks have scored 4 half-centuries each under 25 balls, with 2 of Klaasen’s fifties coming against Paarl Royals.

30: There are over 30 instances of batters hammering their fifties in 30 or fewer balls.

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