KL Rahul to Pat Cummins: Batters with fastest fifties in IPL history

Updated: Apr 13, 2022, 11:37 PM(IST)

KL Rahul, who is leading Lucknow Super Giants in the ongoing IPL 2022, holds the record for smashing the fastest fifty in the history of the tournament. Rahul notched up a half-century of just 14 balls while playing for Punjab Kings against Delhi Capitals in 2018. Pat Cummins recently played a blinder for KKR against Mumbai Indians to equal Rahul's record in the ongoing season. Here is a look at the batters with the fastest fifties in IPL history.

KL Rahul - 14 balls

KL Rahul holds the record for smashing the fastest fifty in IPL history. Rahul slammed a half-century off just 14 balls while playing for Punjab Kings against Delhi Capitals in IPL 2018. The stylish right-hander slammed 6 fours and 4 sixes in his enthralling knock.
 

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Pat Cummins - 14 balls | Photo - IPL |

Kolkata Knight Riders star Pat Cummins equalled Rahul's record for the fastest fifty in the history of the competition with a sensational knock against Mumbai Indians. Cummins went berserk as he smashes 6 sixes and 4 fours to power KKR to a comprehensive win.

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Yusuf Pathan - 15 balls

Former Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan is on the third spot in the elite list having scored a fifty off just 15 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2014. Chasing a target of 161 runs, Pathan smacked a 22-ball 72 to take KKR over the line with as many as 34 balls to spare.

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Sunil Narine - 15 balls

Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Sunil Narine has opened for the franchise for a number of years in the IPL. He played one of his best knocks against RCB in IPL 2017 where he slammed a sensational fifty of just 15 balls laced with 6 fours and 4 sixes.
 

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Suresh Raina - 16 balls

Chennai Super Kings legend Suresh Raina also features in the elite list. One of the best batters to have graced the IPL, Raina slammed a half-century off just 16 balls while playing for CSK against Punjab Kings in IPL 2014. Raina had went on to notch up 87 off just 25 balls in the game.

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Ishan Kishan - 16 balls

Ishan Kishan notched up his fifty off just 16 balls enroute a terrific knock of 32-ball 84 against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2021. Kishan slammed 11 fours and 4 sixes in his sensational knock helping MI post a huge total of 235 runs on the board.

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