Checkout the fastest 50s in IPL history

Apr 13, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

KL Rahul

No. of balls faced: 14 | Date: April 8, 2018 | Wicketkeeper-batsman of India, currently skipper of Lucknow Super Giants, has the record of scoring the fastest fifty in just 14 balls with a strike rate of 318.75.

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Pat Cummins

No. of balls faced: 14 | Date: April 4, 2022 | Right-handed batsman of Kolkata Knight Riders scored a half century against Mumbai Indians with an average of 373.33.

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Yusuf Pathan

No. of balls faced: 15 | Date: May 24, 2014 | Former Indian right-handed batsman, who scored 50 runs in 15 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad for Kolkata Knight Riders, was also declared as the ‘Player of the match’.

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Sunil Narine

No. of balls faced: 15 | Date: May 7, 2017 | West Indies and Kolkata Knight Riders left-handed batsman and right-arm off spin bowler joined the fastest fifties club by knocking six fours and four sixes in just 15 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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Suresh Raina

No. of balls faced: 16 | Date: May 30, 2014 | Former left-handed batsman scored a half century for Chennai Super Kings against Punjab Kings in 16 balls with a strike rate of 348.

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Ishan Kishan

No. of balls faced: 16 | Date: October 8, 2021 | Left-handed opening batsman and wicketkeeper of Mumbai Indians, Kishan, who was one of the most expensive players in IPL auction 2022, scored one of the fastest 50 runs in 16 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad with a strike rate of 262.50.

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Kieron Pollard

No. of balls faced: 17 | Date: April 28, 2016 | Trinidadian cricketer scored half a century against Kolkata Knight Riders for Mumbai Indians with a strike rate of 300.

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Chris Gayle

No. of balls faced: 17 | Date: April 23, 2013 | Former Jamaican batsman, who was regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the T20 format, had smashed 175 runs off 66 balls against Pune Warriors for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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Sunil Narine

No. of balls faced: 17 | Date: April 8, 2018 | Kolkata Knight Riders retained player Sunil Narine made it to the top 10 list twice by scoring a half century in 17 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore again with a strike rate of 263.

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Hardik Pandya

No. of balls faced: 17 | Date: April 28, 2019 | Current captain of debutant team Gujarat Titans, Pandya overall smashed 91 runs for Mumbai Indians against Kolkata Knight Riders.

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