Maiden ODI fifty
All-rounder Axar Patel slammed his maiden
ODI half-century (35-ball 64*) to power India
to a two-wicket win against West Indies in the
Axar slammed five sixes overall, now the
most by an India batter at number seven or
lower in a successful ODI run-chase.
In 2005, MS Dhoni smashed three sixes
to propel India to a four-wicket win against Zimbabwe. Nearly 17 years later, Axar broke Dhoni's record by hammering five sixes.
Axar brought up his half-century in 27 balls,
now the second-fastest for India in ODIs
against WI. Kapil Dev had scored a fifty in
Axar has represented India in 40 ODIs, 23
T20Is, and six Tests. He has slammed 581
international runs (two fifties). He has taken
101 wickets at 24.60.