Every year new records are made in the IPL, which increases the level of this league every year. It has often been seen that in every season of IPL, some batsman creates a new record. While discussing these unique exploits of IPL, let’s look at the names of ten batsmen who scored the fastest fifty in IPL. There are five Indian batsmen names on this list.
Fastest Fifty In IPL History
|Pos||Player||Against||Venue||Match Date||Balls Faced||6s||4s||Runs|
|1||KL Rahul||DC||IS Bindra Stadium||08 April 2018||14||4||6||51|
|2||Yusuf Pathan||SRH||Eden Gardens||24 May 2014||15||7||5||72|
|3||Sunil Narine||RCB||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium||07 May 2017||15||4||6||54|
|4||Suresh Raina||PBKS||Wankhede Stadium||30 May 2014||16||6||12||87|
|5||Ishan Kishan||SRH||Zayed Cricket Stadium||08 October 2021||16||4||11||84|
|6||Chris Gayle||PWI||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium||23 April 2013||17||17||13||175|
|7||Hardik Pandya||KKR||Eden Gardens||28 April 2019||17||9||6||91|
|8||Kieron Pollard||CSK||Arun Jaitley Stadium||01 May 2021||17||8||6||87|
|9||Adam Gilchrist||DC||Supersport Park||22 May 2009||17||5||10||85|
|10||Chris Morris||GL||Arun Jaitley Stadium||27 April 2016||17||8||4||82|
Indian team’s right-handed batsman KL Rahul holds the record for making the fastest fifty in IPL history. During season 11 of IPL, Rahul, playing for Kings XI Punjab, against Delhi Capitals and scored the fastest fifty in 2018 by playing a stormy inning of 51 runs in just 14 balls. This stormy innings of Rahul played on the ground of Mohali included 6 fours and 4 sixes. This is the fastest fifty so far in IPL history. With this, this is the third-fastest half-century in T20 cricket so far. Before KL Rahul, the record for the fastest fifty was in the name of Sunil Narine and Yusuf Pathan of the KKR team.
Yusuf Pathan, the only Indian to score the fastest century in the IPL, has also scored the second-fastest fifty in the IPL tournament. Yusuf Pathan completed his half-century in just 15 balls during IPL 7 in the year 2014 against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Eden Gardens at his team KKR’s home ground. In this match, Pathan scored 72 runs with the help of 7 sixes and 5 fours.
KKR’s amazing all-rounder Sunil Narine has hit the third-fastest fifty in IPL history. In IPL season 10, Sunil Narine completed his fifty in 15 balls while playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Narine hit 4 sixes and 6 fours in his quick innings of 54 runs. Sunil Narine scored the fastest 50 in 2017.
Suresh Raina is known as the star batsman of IPL team Chennai Super Kings. Raina has played many wonderful stormy innings for CSK. Suresh Raina played an innings of 87 runs in 25 balls for his team against Kings XI Punjab in the year 2014. Before Raina, the record of scoring the fastest half-century for Chennai was in the name of team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni had scored a half-century for Chennai in just 20 balls, but Raina scored his half-century in just 16 balls.
Mumbai Indians wicket-keeper batsman Ishan Kishan scored a total of 84 runs in 32 balls, in which Ishan hit 11 fours and 4 sixes. Ishaan scored a half-century in just 16 balls while batting stormy against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Ishaan has scored the fastest fifty of 2021.
West Indies left-handed batsman Chris Gayle’s name remains in almost every IPL record. Gayle occupies the fifth position in the list of fastest fifty in IPL. In the year 2013, when Gayle scored the fastest century of IPL in 30 balls, in the same match, he also completed his fifty in 17 balls. Gayle played a historic inning of 175 not out in 66 balls in this match.
In the year 2019, Mumbai Indians all-rounder player Hardik Pandya scored 50 runs in just 17 balls. Hardik completed 50 runs in 17 balls. He scored 91 runs in 34 balls. This innings included 6 fours and 9 sixes. During this, Hardik’s strike rate was 267.64. This is the fastest fifty of the 12th season of IPL so far.
Mumbai Indians’ experienced all-rounder Kieron Pollard has become the fastest batsman to score a fifty in IPL 2021. Pollard completed his half-century in 17 balls against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 27th match of the IPL. Pollard hit 3 fours and 6 sixes in this match.
Captain of Deccan Chargers Adam Gilchrist scored his fifty in just 17 balls against Delhi Daredevils in 2009. In this innings, Gilchrist scored 85 runs in just 35 balls, hitting 5 sixes and 10 fours.
In the thrilling match at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Morris played an unbeaten inning of 82 runs in just 32 balls. Morris made his half-century in 17 balls, his innings included 8 sixes and 4 fours. Morris hit the fastest fifty of IPL 2016
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Which player scored the fastest fifty in IPL history?
Ans- The record for the fastest fifty in the IPL is held by Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul, who scored his half-century in 2018 against Delhi Capitals playing just 14 balls.
- Who scored the fastest fifty in the IPL 2021?
Ans- Mumbai Indians batsman Ishan Kishan hit the fastest fifty in IPL 2021 He achieved the landmark in just 16 balls
- Who scored the fastest fifty in the IPL 2020?
Ans- Punjab Kings batsman Nicholas Pooran scored the fastest fifty in the year 2020 IPL. Nicholas completed his half-century in 17 balls.
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