IPL 50 records

50s records in the IPL

The IPL has lots of records for T20 half-centuries. Here will look over the latest records available.

10 Fastest 50s in IPL history

PlayerTeamAgainstDateBalls6s4sScore
KL RahulKings XI PunjabDelhi Capitals8-4-18144651
Yusuf PathanSunrisers HyderrbadKolkata Knight Riders25-4-14157572
Sunil NarineKolkata Knight RidersRoyal Challengers Bangalore7-5-17154654
Suresh RainaChennai Super KingsKings XI Punjab3-5-141661287
Chris GayleRoyal Challengers BangalorePune Warriors India23-4-13171713175
Hardik PandyaMumbai IndiansKolkata Knight Riders28-4-19179691
Adam GilchristDeccan ChargersDelhi Capitals22-5-20091751085
Chris MorrisDelhi CapitalsGurarat Lions27-4-16178482
Ishan KishanMumbai IndiansKolkata Knight Riders9-5-18176562
Kieron PollardMumbai IndiansKolkata Knight Riders28-4-16176251
Sunil NarineKolkata Knight RidersRoyal Challengers Bangalore8-4-18175450

Fastest 50s – Timeline

  • 22/5/2009 – Adam Gilchrist – Deccan Chargers – 17 balls
  • 24/5/2014 – Yusuf Pathan – Kolkata Knight Riders – 15 balls
  • 8/4/2018 – KL Rahul – Kings XI Punjab – 14 balls

The record has only been broken on three occasions after the first IPL tournament on 2009. It has been matched a few times at 17 balls and this seemed to be as high as it would go at first. Could we ever see a 13 ball IPL 50? We certainly hope so!

Did you know? David Warner was the first captain to hit a 50 in IPL 2015. He was named captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the start of the 2015 series and wasted no time getting a half-century on the board in the first match of the tournament. He finished the tournament as the top batsman with the Orange Cap hitting 7 half-centuries from 14 innings. You can see the scorecard for the match here.

Most 50s in IPL history!

PlayerTeamInnings50's
David WarnerSunrisers Hyderrbad12644
Suresh RainaChennai Super Kings19338
Shikhar DhawanDelhi Capitals15937
Virat KohliRoyal Challengers Bangalore16936
Rohit SharmaMumbai Indians18336
Gautam GambhirDelhi Capitals15236
AB de VilliersRoyal Challengers Bangalore14333
Chris GayleKings XI Punjab12528
Ajinkya RahaneRajasthan Royals13227
Robin UthappaKolkata Knight Riders17024

FAQ

Who has the fastest 50 in  IPL history?

The fastest 50 in IPL history is now KL Rahul, who scored his 50 off just 14 balls in 2018.

Who has the most 50s in IPL history?

David Warner leads the way with 44 50’s from 126 innings.

Which Indian player has the most IPL 50s?

Suresh Raina has the most 50s from an Indian player. He is second overall with 38 50s from 193 innings.

IPL 50 records

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