Fastest 50 in IPL History- Know the details

Fastest 50 in IPL History: The Indian Premier League was first organized in 2008, and since then, many batters have scored half-centuries. Some players have scored half-centuries off minimum balls since the first season. Check the details about all those players who scored the fastest 50 in IPL history.

IPL Fastest 50 Overview

Article NameFastest 50 in IPL History
Event NameIndian Premier League
First Started2008
Fastest 50 scorer in IPLYashasvi Jaiswal

Fastest 50 in IPL History

The first player on the list who scored 50 runs in just 13 balls is Yashasvi Jaiswal. He is a batsman from the Rajasthan Royals. He scored the fastest half-century against the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2023.

And the second player on the list is KL Rahul. He scored 50 off 14 balls in 2018 against the Delhi Capitals team. 

Explore IPL Fastest 50 List mentioned in the table below.

Fastest 50 in IPL History list (Top 10)

The lists of the players mentioned in the table are based on the records from IPL 2008 to IPL 2024 and will keep updating based on the new records.

Yashasvi Jaiswal13KKR2023
KL Rahul14DC2018
Pat Cummings14MI2022
Yusuf Pathan15SRH2014
Sunil Narine15RCB2017
Nicholas Pooran15RCB2023
Suresh Raina16KXIP2014
Ishan Kishan16SRH2021
Abhishek Sharma16MI2024
Kieron Pollard17KKR2016

1. Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR vs KKR, 2023)

Yashasvi Jaiswal
Yashasvi Jaiswal (Photo Credit- IPL)

The first player and also the only player to scored half-century in 13 balls is Yashasvi Jaiswal. It was in the 2023 IPL when he was playing against the Kolkata Knight Riders when he made this record. And his overall score in that match was 98* off 47 balls.

He played his debut IPL match in 2020. Currently, he is a part of the Rajasthan Royal in IPL 2024.

2. KL Rahul (KXIP vs DD, 2018)

KL Rahul
KL Rahul (Photo Credit- IPL)

The second player in the list is KL Rahul. His fastest half-century was scored in just 14 balls. It was against a match with the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in 2018. His total runs in that match was 51 runs off 16 balls.

Currently, he is serving as the captain of the Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2024.

3. Pat Cummings (KKR vs MI, 2022)

Pat Cummings
Pat Cummings (Photo Credit- IPL)

After Rahul, Pat Cummings comes in the list. He is an Australian players who scored his first fasters IPL half-century off 14 balls. The match was against Mumbai Indians. The total runs he scored in that match was 56* off 14 balls.

Currently, he is a part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2024.

4. Yusuf Pathan (KKR vs SRH, 2014)

Yusuf Pathan
Yusuf Pathan (Photo Credit- IPL)

Yousuf Pathan, who is also known for as hardest hitter of cricket ball comes 4th in the list. He scored his fastest half-century in 15 balls. The match was against Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014. His total runs at the end of the innings was 72 off 15 balls.

His not a part of the Indian Premier League as he has taken retirement in all forms of Cricket.

5. Sunil Narine (KKR vs RCB, 2017)

Sunil Narine
Sunil Narine (Photo Credit- IPL)

Sunil Narine in 2017 IPL left everyone on shock when he scored his first fastest 50 in IPL history. He took 15 balls to reach the half-century. His aggressive batting made KKR win the match against the RCB.

Currently, he is playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders team IPL 2024.

6. Nicholas Pooran (LSG vs RCB, 2023)

Nicholas Pooran
Nicholas Pooran (Photo Credit- IPL)

The 6th player and also third player to score 50 is 15 balls is Nicholas Pooran. The match was against Lucknow Super Giants. His exceptional performance in the match took his team to victory.

Currently, he is playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2024.

7. Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina (Photo Credit- Wisden)

Suresh Raina in a match against the Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) scored his first fastest 50 off 16 balls. And by the end of the innings his total score on board was 87 off 25 balls. Which included 12 fours and 6 sixes.

He has taken retirement in all forms of cricket in 2021.

8. Ishan Kishan (MI vs SRH, 2021)

Ishan Kishan
Ishan Kishan (Photo Credit- IPL)

Ishan Kishan the first player to score half-century in16 balls. He made this record in 2021 in a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. His total runs in the match was 50 off 16 balls that included 11 fours and 4 sixes. His excellent batting performance in the match helped the Mumbai Indians to set a hard target.

Currently, he is playing for the Mumbai Indians team in IPL 2024.

9. Abhishek Sharma (SRH vs MI, 2024)

Abhishek Sharma
Abhishek Sharma (Photo Credit- IPL)

Abhishek Sharma scored the fastest 50 off 16 balls in the ongoing Indian Premier League 2024 on March 27 in a match against the Mumbai Indians. The total run he scored was 63 off 23 balls, but unfortunately, his wicket was taken by Hardik Pandya.

He is playing for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the ongoing IPL 2024.

10. Kieron Pollard (MI vs KKR, 2016)

Kieron Pollard
Kieron Pollard (Photo Credit-

The last name in the list is Kieron Pollard. He is an West Indies player who has played for the Mumbai Indians since the first season of IPL. He scored the fastest half-century in 2016 against Kolkata Knight Riders. And by the end of the match his runs was 87* off 34 balls.

He last IPL season he played was in 2022.

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Who scored fastest 50 in IPL in IPL History?

Yashnavi Jaiswal is the first player to score the fastest 50 off 13 balls. The score was made in a match against Kolkata Knight Riders.

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