Youngest Indian To Score 50 In T20 International 

Youngest Indian To Score 50 In T20 International 

T20 cricket is the most played format nowadays following fans’ massive interest in it. India played its first T20 game against South Africa in 2006, winning the thriller by 6 wickets. In the maiden T20 game, India gave an opportunity to 5 youngsters like MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik, S Sreesanth, Suresh Raina, and Irfan Pathan. Even India’s maiden T20 World Cup triumph was also possible due to incredible efforts by the young Indian squad. Moreover, the BCCI has a knack for giving players their debut cap in the T20 extravaganza and so far 105 players have experienced the format. Let’s have a look at the youngest Indian to score 50 T20I

Rohit Sharma

Swashbuckling Indian opener Rohit Sharma made his first appearance in T20 in the 2007 World Cup against England but did not get to bat. Sharma again grabbed a chance in the quarter-finals against South Africa and amassed a gritty 50* off 40 balls to take India to a respectable score of 153 runs from 33/3, making him the youngest Indian to score a 50 in T20I at the age of 20 years 143 days. India won the match by 37 runs. 

Tilak Varma 

One of the emerging players of the 2022 & 2023 IPL seasons, Tilak Verma became 2nd youngest Indian to score a 50 in T20I when he played an anchor inning of 51 in 41 balls in his very 2nd T20 against West Indies in Providence, aging 20 years and 271 days. The stylish left-hander smashed 5 fours and a six in his outing. 

Rishabh Pant 

Dynamite Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant etched his name on the record tally of the youngest Indian to score a 50 inT20I in 2018 with a match-winning 58 off 38 balls against visitors West Indies in Chennai on the way to 182 runs target. His fiery knock included 5 fours and 3 maximums. The Delhite was only 21 years and 38 days old back then. 

Yashasvi Jaiswal 

The young prodigy of the current Indian cricket team, Yashasvi Jaiswal created the record of 4th youngest Indian to score a 50 in T20I during the 4th match of the India tour of West Indies 2023 in Lauderhill, Florida. At the age of 21 years and 277 days, the batting wizard set the stage ablaze for India with his unbeaten 84 off 51 balls while chasing 179 runs set by the hosts, propelling India to register a thumping victory by 9 wickets and 18 balls to spare. 

Robin Uthappa 

Robin Uthappa who played only 13 T20I games holds the 5th place (21 years 307 days) on the list of youngest Indian to score a 50 in T20 internationals. He made his T20 debut against Scotland in 2007, however, was unlucky to go to bat. Maybe he knew his maiden fifty will emerge in the marquee 2007 T20 World Cup. Batting at No.3 against Pakistan in the event, he aggregated 50 off 39 balls calmly in a low-scoring game that India won after a bowl-out super over. 

List of Youngest Indians to Score a 50 in T20I

Player Age Against Year 
Rohit Sharma20 years 143 daysSouth Africa2007
Tilak Varma20 years 271 daysWest Indies2023
Rishabh Pant21 years 38 daysWest Indies2018
Yashasvi Jaiswal21 years 277 daysWest Indies2023
Robin Uthappa21 years 377 daysPakistan 2007

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