The Under-19 World Cup has been a platform for young cricketers to showcase their talent and skills. Over the years, many players have left their mark in this tournament and some have even created records. Many players have batted very well in the Under-19 World Cup, so we will talk about those players who have scored the fastest 50 in the Under-19 World Cup.
South African opener Steve Stoke has scored a half-century in 13 balls against Scotland in the ICC Under-19 Men's World Cup. Steve has taken Rishabh Pant's seven year old record in his name. Stoke ICC Under 19
Rishabh Pant took just 18 balls to score a half-century against Nepal during the 2016 Under-19 World Cup in Dhaka. Pant scored 78 runs in just 24 balls, due to which Indian Colts were easily successful in chasing the target. He hit nine fours and five sixes in his innings. 66 of his 78 runs came only through boundaries, showing his dominance over the Nepali bowling attack.
In the 2018 Under-19 World Cup, Finn Allen scored a half-century in 19 balls. In the 14th match of the tournament against Kenya Under-19 team, the current Kiwi opener scored 90 runs in just 40 balls.
Azmatullah Umarzai scored 66 runs in just 23 balls and took his team's score beyond 300. He hit three fours and seven sixes and troubled the Kiwi bowlers around the Hagley Oval.
Suresh Raina scored a half-century in 19 balls against Scotland during the 2004 Under-19 ODI World Cup. Batted at a strike rate of 236.84. He hit 14 fours and two sixes to score 90 runs in just 38 balls.