IPL is a game of limited overs and scoring high runs isn’t easy if the batter doesn’t have an exceptional speed or can control the runs. Let’s have a look at the players who had the record of the fastest fifties in IPL.
1. Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins smashed a half-century in just 14 balls against Mumbai Indians in 2022 while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders, he had an unbeaten 56 in just 15 deliveries.
1. KL Rahul
KL Rahul had reached the 50-run mark in just 14 balls against Delhi Capitals in 2018. He mustered 51 runs in just 16 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes.
3. Yusuf Pathan and Sunil Narine
Yusuf Pathan and Sunil Narine had the record of smashing 50 in just 15 balls. Yusuf scored 72 runs in 22 balls and Sunil Narine was partnering with Chris Lynn when Narine made the record playing against RCB.
5. Suresh Raina and Ishan Kishan
Suresh Raina had an impressive knock that helped CSK to be at the top. Raina smashed a 50 in just 16 balls with 12 fours and 6 sixes in total.
In 2021, MI’s Ishan Kishan smashed a fifty in just 16 balls last year against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi. Mumbai did bat first and Ishan had mustered 84 runs in just 32 balls.
7. Chirs Gayle, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Adam Gilchrist, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Morris, and Sunil Narine
There are 9 players in total in this position of the fastest fifty race. These players have reached the 50-run mark in just 17 balls.
Fastest fifties of IPL
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