Fastest 50 in IPL (2008-2021): #1 KL Rahul, #2 Yusuf Pathan, #3 Sunil Narine, #4 Suresh Raina, #5 Ishan Kishan, #6 Chris Gayle - Check More

Fastest 50 in IPL: KL Rahul tops the list of fastest 50 in IPL history as he faced only 14 balls in 2018 to hit a blistering 51 runs. Until 2018, the record was jointly held by Yusuf Pathan and Sunil Narine who scored 50 runs off 15 balls. Check the complete list of the fastest 50 in IPL history here.
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Fastest 50 in IPL (2008-2021): #1 KL Rahul, #2 Yusuf Pathan, #3 Sunil Narine, #4 Suresh Raina, #5 Ishan Kishan, #6 Chris Gayle - Check More
Fastest 50 in IPL (2008-2021): #1 KL Rahul, #2 Yusuf Pathan, #3 Sunil Narine, #4 Suresh Raina, #5 Ishan Kishan, #6 Chris Gayle - Check More

Fastest 50 in IPL: Since its inception in 2008, many cricketers have scored 50 runs in IPL matches, but only a handful of them have managed to score the fastest half-centuries. 

KL Rahul tops the list of fastest 50 in IPL history as he faced only 14 balls in 2018 to hit a blistering 51 runs. Until 2018, the record was jointly held by Yusuf Pathan and Sunil Narine who scored 50 runs off 15 balls. 

Fastest 50 in IPL (2008-2021): Highlights

1- Indian wicket-keeper and batsman KL Rahul smashed 51 runs off 14 balls against Delhi Capitals in April 2018. Adding to this achievement, KL Rahul’s knock of 132* is the highest individual score by an Indian cricketer in the IPL. 

2- All-rounder Yusuf Pathan scored 72 runs in just 15 balls on 24 May 2014 against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Eden Gardens. 

3- West Indies cricketer Sunil Narine is on the third spot. In just 15 balls, he scored 54 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in May 2017. 

Fastest 50 in IPL (2008-2021)

Rank

Player

Runs

Balls Faced

Against

Venue

Match Date

1

KL Rahul

51

14

DC

IS Bindra Stadium

08 April 2018

2

Yusuf Pathan

72

15

SRH

Eden Gardens

24 May 2014

3

Sunil Narine

54

15

RCB

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

07 May 2017

4

Suresh Raina

87

16

PBKS

Wankhede Stadium

30 May 2014

5

Ishan Kishan

84

16

SRH

Zayed Cricket Stadium

08 October 2021

6

Chris Gayle

175

17

PWI

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

23 April 2013

7

Hardik Pandya

91

17

KKR

Eden Gardens

28 April 2019

8

Kieron Pollard

87

17

CSK

Arun Jaitley Stadium

01 May 2021

9

Adam Gilchrist

85

17

DC

Supersport Park

22 May 2009

10

Chris Morris

82

17

GL

Arun Jaitley Stadium

27 April 2016

11

Nicholas Pooran

77

17

SRH

Dubai International Stadium

08 October 2020

12

Ishan Kishan

62

17

KKR

Eden Gardens

09 May 2018

13

Kieron Pollard

51

17

KKR

Wankhede Stadium

28 April 2016

14

Sunil Narine

50

17

RCB

Eden Gardens

08 April 2018

15

Prithvi Shaw

82

18

KKR

Narendra Modi Stadium

29 April 2021

16

Rishabh Pant

78

18

MI

Wankhede Stadium

24 March 2019

17

Jos Buttler

67

18

DC

Arun Jaitley Stadium

02 May 2018

18

Chris Lynn

93

19

GL

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium

07 April 2017

19

Sanju Samson

74

19

CSK

Sharjah Cricket Stadium

22 September 2020

20

KL Rahul

71

19

CSK

IS Bindra Stadium

05 May 2019

21

Harbhajan Singh

64

19

PBKS

Wankhede Stadium

12 April 2015

22

Owais Shah

60

19

RCB

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

15 April 2012

23

David Miller

51

19

RR

Sharjah Cricket Stadium

20 April 2014

24

Andre Russell

51

19

PBKS

Eden Gardens

09 May 2015

25

Robin Uthappa

51

19

PBKS

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

16 March 2010

26

Yashasvi Jaiswal

50

19

CSK

Zayed Cricket Stadium

02 October 2021

27

David Warner

126

20

KKR

Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium

30 April 2017

28

Virender Sehwag

73

20

RR

Sawai Mansingh Stadium

01 May 2012

29

Ambati Rayudu

72

20

MI

Arun Jaitley Stadium

01 May 2021

30

Kieron Pollard

66

20

SRH

Wankhede Stadium

13 May 2013

31

Deepak Hooda

64

20

RR

Wankhede Stadium

12 April 2021

32

David Warner

61

20

CSK

Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium

02 May 2015

33

Hardik Pandya

60

20

RR

Zayed Cricket Stadium

25 October 2020

34

Kieron Pollard

60

20

RCB

Dubai International Stadium

28 September 2020

35

Moises Henriques

57

20

RCB

Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium

15 May 2015

36

Marcus Stoinis

53

20

PBKS

Dubai International Stadium

20 September 2020

37

MS Dhoni

51

20

MI

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

23 May 2012

38

Virender Sehwag

122

21

CSK

Wankhede Stadium

30 May 2014

39

Yusuf Pathan

100

21

MI

Brabourne Stadium

13 March 2010

40

Glenn Maxwell

95

21

SRH

Sharjah Cricket Stadium

22 April 2014

41

Brendon McCullum

81

21

CSK

Supersport Park

18 May 2009

42

Virender Sehwag

75

21

RR

Narendra Modi Stadium

15 March 2010

43

Dwayne Smith

68

21

CSK

Arun Jaitley Stadium

21 May 2013

44

Andre Russell

65

21

RCB

Eden Gardens

19 April 2019

45

Kieron Pollard

64

21

CSK

Wankhede Stadium

17 April 2015

46

Yusuf Pathan

61

21

DEC

Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium

24 April 2008

47

Shane Watson

60

21

CSK

Chidambaram

03 April 2010

48

AB de Villiers

59

21

RR

Sawai Mansingh Stadium

23 April 2012

49

David Warner

58

21

RCB

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

12 April 2016

50

Sam Billings

56

21

KKR

Chidambaram

10 April 2018

51

Andre Russell

54

21

CSK

Wankhede Stadium

21 April 2021

52

Chris Lynn

50

21

RCB

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

07 May 2017

53

Chris Gayle

117

22

PBKS

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

06 May 2015

54

Quinton de Kock

108

22

RCB

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

17 April 2016

55

Glenn Maxwell

90

22

CSK

Barabati Stadium

07 May 2014

56

Krunal Pandya

86

22

DC

ACA-VDCA Stadium

15 May 2016

57

Kieron Pollard

83

22

PBKS

Wankhede Stadium

10 April 2019

58

Virender Sehwag

74

22

CSK

Arun Jaitley Stadium

19 March 2010

59

Aaron Finch

72

22

RCB

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

27 April 2017

60

KL Rahul

66

22

KKR

Holkar Cricket Stadium

12 May 2018

61

Matthew Hayden

65

22

RCB

St George's Park

20 April 2009

62

Chris Gayle

63

22

CSK

IS Bindra Stadium

15 April 2018

63

Dwayne Smith

62

22

MI

Wankhede Stadium

17 April 2015

64

Dinesh Karthik

58

22

PBKS

Zayed Cricket Stadium

10 October 2020

65

Matthew Hayden

57

22

DC

Kingsmead

23 April 2009

66

AB de Villiers

55

22

RR

Dubai International Stadium

17 October 2020

67

Ross Taylor

55

22

RCB

Arun Jaitley Stadium

17 May 2012

68

Deepak Hooda

54

22

DC

Arun Jaitley Stadium

12 April 2015

69

Wriddhiman Saha

54

22

SRH

Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium

14 May 2014

70

Faf du Plessis

52

22

PBKS

Barabati Stadium

07 May 2014

71

MS Dhoni

51

22

DC

Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium

30 April 2018

72

Robin Uthappa

50

22

KKR

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

10 April 2010

73

Kieron Pollard

50

22

PBKS

Wankhede Stadium

16 May 2018

74

Dinesh Karthik

50

22

PBKS

Holkar Cricket Stadium

12 May 2018

75

Paul Valthaty

120

23

CSK

IS Bindra Stadium

13 April 2011

76

Kumar Sangakkara

94

23

MI

IS Bindra Stadium

25 April 2008

77

Rahul Tripathi

93

23

KKR

Eden Gardens

03 May 2017

78

AB de Villiers

89

23

SRH

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

04 May 2014

79

Chris Gayle

77

23

GL

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium

18 April 2017

80

AB de Villiers

73

23

KKR

Sharjah Cricket Stadium

12 October 2020

81

Yusuf Pathan

73

23

DEC

Narendra Modi Stadium

26 March 2010

82

Rishabh Pant

69

23

RR

Arun Jaitley Stadium

02 May 2018

83

AB de Villiers

68

23

CSK

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

25 April 2018

84

David Miller

66

23

RCB

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

09 May 2014

85

Pat Cummins

66

23

CSK

Wankhede Stadium

21 April 2021

86

Eoin Morgan

63

23

RR

Brabourne Stadium

07 May 2015

87

Sachin Tendulkar

63

23

DC

Arun Jaitley Stadium

17 March 2010

88

Yuvraj Singh

62

23

RCB

Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium

05 April 2017

89

Andre Russell

62

23

DC

Arun Jaitley Stadium

30 March 2019

90

David Warner

59

23

PBKS

Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium

23 April 2016

91

AB de Villiers

55

23

MI

Dubai International Stadium

28 September 2020

92

Sam Curran

55

23

KKR

IS Bindra Stadium

03 May 2019

93

Shimron Hetmyer

53

23

RCB

Narendra Modi Stadium

27 April 2021

94

Priyam Garg

51

23

CSK

Dubai International Stadium

02 October 2020

95

Virender Sehwag

51

23

PBKS

Arun Jaitley Stadium

17 May 2008

96

Kumar Sangakkara

50

23

DEC

IS Bindra Stadium

23 May 2008

97

AB de Villiers

50

23

PWI

Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium

02 May 2013

98

David Miller

101

24

RCB

IS Bindra Stadium

06 May 2013

99

Matthew Hayden

93

24

DC

Arun Jaitley Stadium

19 March 2010

100

AB de Villiers

90

24

DC

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

21 April 2018

Four Indian cricketers are in the top 10 list of fastest 50 in IPL history. These are-- KL Rahul, Yusuf Pathan, Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya. The list will be updated by Jagran Josh as and when the fastest 50 in IPL history is scored by a cricketer in the upcoming seasons of the league. 

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FAQ

How many Indian cricketers are in the top 10 list of fastest fifty in IPL history?

Four Indian cricketers, namely, KL Rahul, Yusuf Pathan, Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya, are in the top 10 list of fastest fifty in IPL history.

Who scored the fastest fifty in IPL history?

KL Rahul scored the fastest 50 in IPL history. He scored 51 runs off 14 balls in 2018 to achieve this feat.
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