Fastest Fifties In IPL

Yashasvi Jaiswal holds the record for fastest fifty in IPL (AP)Yashasvi Jaiswal holds the record for fastest fifty in IPL (AP)

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a crucible for some of the most intense and electrifying cricketing contests, where the world's best cricketers collide in a high-stakes environment. Within this dynamic T20 format, scoring a half-century alone is a remarkable achievement, a testament to a player's skill and adaptability.

Scoring a half-century can lift the morale of the entire team. It showcases the batsman's skill and ability to perform under pressure, motivating teammates and instilling belief in the team's ability to succeed.  

In this article let's take a look at the batters with the fastest fifty.

IPL 2024 - Fastest Fifties 

Jake Fraser-McGurk
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Jake Fraser-McGurk15311.11116Mumbai Indians
Travis Head16
116Delhi Capitals

IPL History - Fastest Fifties 

1Yashasvi Jaiswal 13Kolkata Knight RidersEden Gardens 2023
2Pat Cummins14Mumbai IndiansMaharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
3KL Rahul14Delhi DaredevilsIS Bindra STadium 2018
4Sunil Narine15Royal Challengers BangaloreM. Chinnaswamy Stadium2017
5Yusuf Pathan15Sunrisers Hyderabad Eden Gardens2014
6Nicholas Pooran 15Royal Challengers BangaloreM. Chinnaswamy Stadium2023
7Jake Fraser-McGurk
15Sunrisers HyderabadArun Jaitley Stadium 2024
Jake Fraser-McGurk
15Mumbai IndiansArun Jaitley Stadium
Suresh Raina 16
Punjab Kings
Wankhede Stadium2014
Ishan Kishan16Sunrisers HyderabadZayed Cricket Stadium

Top Three Batters With Fastest Fifties In IPL History

Yashasvi Jaiswal (13 Balls)

Jaiswal holds the record for fastest fifty (X.COM)Jaiswal holds the record for fastest fifty (X.COM)

Rajasthan Royal's opener and the announced future of Indian cricket, Yashasvi Jaiswal, holds the record for the fastest fifty in IPL history. 

He scored his fifty in just 13 balls in 2023, against Kolkata Knight Riders. Jaiswal's overall score was 98* off 47 balls which included 7 fours and 3 sixes.

This exceptional performance stands as a testament to his batting prowess and ability to accelerate innings rapidly.

Pat Cummins (14 Balls)

Pat Cummins scored second fastest 50 (X.COM)Pat Cummins scored second fastest 50 (X.COM)

Pat Cummins blistering half-century for Kolkata Knight Riders against Mumbai Indians was a remarkable display of power hitting. 

His 14-ball fifty ranks as the second-fastest in Indian Premier League (IPL). 

It was some exceptional hitting from Australia’s Test captain on the day as he ended up unbeaten on 56 off just 15 deliveries with four fours and six maximums even as he smashed Daniel Sams for a massive 35 runs in a single over.

KL Rahul (14 Balls)

KL Rahul smashed the 50 in 14 balls (X.COM)KL Rahul smashed the 50 in 14 balls (X.COM)

Current LSG captain KL Rahul holds the record for scoring the third-fastest half-century in IPL history. He smashed this half-century while playing for the Punjab Kings against the Delhi Capitals during the 2018 season of the IPL. 

Rahul's innings was explosive. His innings comprised of 6 fours and 4 sixes to reach his fifty in just 14 deliveries. 

Despite his quickfire innings, he eventually made 51 runs off 16 deliveries in that match. It was an outstanding display of aggressive batting by the talented opener.

Fastest Fifties In IPL : Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1 Who scored fastest 50 in IPL history?

Answer: The fastest 50 in IPL history is held by Yashasvi Jaiswal, who scored a half-century in just 13 balls for Rajasthan Royals against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2023.

Q.2 Which is the fastest 50 for Virat Kohli in IPL?

Answer: Virat Kohli's fastest fifty was in the 2018 IPL season where he brought up the landmark figure in 26 deliveries.

Q.3 Who has the fastest 100 in IPL history?

Answer: Chris Gayle holds the record for smashing the fastest hundred in IPL. In an IPL 2013 game against Pune Warriors, Gayle played a blistering knock of 175 runs off 66 balls.

Q.4 Who is the youngest cricketer to score 50 in IPL?

Answer: Riyan Parag, who scored 50 (49) including two sixes and four fours against Delhi Capitals, achieved the feat at the age of 17 years and 175 days. The previous record (18 years and 169 days) was jointly held by Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw.