The 41st match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 is being played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Batting first in this match, Sri Lankan team opener Kusal Perera scored the fastest half-century of the World Cup 2023.
In this match being played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Kusal Perera scored a stormy half-century in 22 balls and during this he left behind Australian team opener Travis Head, who had scored the fastest half-century in 25 balls against New Zealand. However, Kusal Perera was out shortly after making this record.
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In the match being played by the Sri Lankan team against New Zealand, Kusal Perera scored a half-century in 22 balls and he has become the second batsman to score the fastest half-century for Sri Lanka in the World Cup.
The name of the Sri Lankan team who scored the fastest half-century in the World Cup is Angelo Mathews, who scored the fastest fifty against Scotland in 2015. At the same time, Kusal Perera made a big record in his name by scoring the fastest fifty of the World Cup 2023 against Sri Lanka.
Rare broke the 16-year-old record of the fastest fifty in the World Cup against New Zealand. Earlier, Canada's John Davison had scored a half-century in 23 balls against New Zealand in the 2007 World Cup.
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