WATCH : De Kock equals record for SA’s fastest T20 fiftY

During the World T20 match against England, Quinton de Kock, a wicket-keeper batsman, achieved South Africa’s fastest fifty in Twenty20 internationals, reaching the milestone in just 21 balls. This equals the previous record held solely by captain AB de Villiers. It is worth mentioning that this is de Kock’s first half-century in T20 internationals.

In the 2nd T20I against West Indies, South Africa set a new record for the highest score in PowerPlay in T20 Internationals. The Proteas achieved this feat by posting 102 runs for the loss of no wickets in six overs, breaking West Indies’ previous record of 98 runs against Sri Lanka in 2021.

The credit for South Africa’s impressive performance goes to their opening batter, Quinton De Kock, who not only led the team’s charge but also broke his own record for the fastest fifty by a South African. De Kock reached the half-century in just 15 deliveries.

It is noteworthy that West Indies had earlier scored 258 runs, recording their highest innings total in the 20-over format.

De Kock scores a sensational fifty off just 15 balls, making it the fastest fifty for South Africa in T20Is! As Shepherd bowls a pitched up ball, de Kock whips it over deep backward square leg for a maximum, prompting the crowd to erupt in applause. De Kock raises his bat to acknowledge the cheers and revels in the moment. This was pure carnage stuff!

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