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Top 10 Players With Most Fifties In IPL History

In a competitive league like IPL scoring a 20-30 runs sometimes become quite difficult for many domestic and international players due to its high quality bowling which Indian Premier League offers. Nevertheless, there are some individuals who has mastered the art of scoring fifties frequently in IPL and they has been doing this from very long time throughout all these IPL seasons.

Therefore, let’s find out the top 10 players who has scored the most fifties in IPL history and the reason how they able to conquered this massive feat.

Who Scored Most 50s In IPL History?


1) David Warner – 61 Fifties

dariv warner scored most ipl fifty.

Australian opener David Warner undoubtedly ruled the Indian Premier League as he holds the record of smashing most fifties in IPL which is 61 in 177 IPL innings.

Warner’s majority of IPL 50s came while he was playing with Sunrisers Hyderabad where he literally used to smack every elite bowler of IPL for fun.

Just Imagine, a player from Australia has been dominating this Indian Premier league more than the Indian cricketers itself, shows his absolute ability to bat on Indian wickets.

2) Virat Kohli – 50 Fifties

kohli is 2nd player with most ipl 50s.

Who says that Virat Kohli should not be in upcoming T20 world cup squad of India in 2024? Just look at his performance in toughest T20 League, where he scored 50 fifties by playing 238 IPL innings.

Virat Kohli’s ability to accelerate and to anchor the innings makes quite easy for him to score a half centuries in IPL. His timing and experience played vital role in scoring 50 half centuries till now in IPL 2024.

Moreover, along with 50 half centuries Virat Kohli also thrashed total 7 ipl hundred so far in Royal Challengers Bangalore Jersey.

3) Shikhar Dhawan – 50 Fifties

Shikhar dhawan IPL fifties.

Indian iconic left handed batter, Shikhar Dhawan holds the 3rd place in the list of most fifties in IPL where he played 218 IPL games and made 50 half centuries which is equal to Virat Kohli at this very moment of writing this article.

From SRH, Delhi Capitals, to Punjab Kings, Shikhar Dhawan left his spark in whichever team he went. Being a attacking and classy left handed opener, Shikhar loves to maximize the powerplay which sets a tone for a fifty plus score.

4) Rohit Sharma – 42 Fifties

Rohit sharma IPL fifties.

Another Indian and current Mumbai Indian player, Rohit Sharma is equally good in striking the ball hard as his captaincy skills.

So far, Rohit Sharma played 230 IPL innings where he successfully made 42 fifties with an aggressive and team oriented approach instead of going for personal milestone.

Moreover, India’s one of the best pull shot player Hitman Sharma has immense power along with his effortless timing which forms difficulties for opposition bowlers.

5) AB De Villiers  Р40 Fifties

AB De villiers IPL fifties.

Most loved foreign cricketer in India, Ab De Villiers compelled everyone with his magnificent 360 hitting abilities irrespective of the bowler.

Former RCBian legendary player, ABD played 170 IPL innings where he made 40 IPL 50s and holds the 5th place in terms of having most fifties in IPL.

Probably Ab De Villiers is one of the best IPL player at number 4 as he can boost the run rate of his team at any given time according to the situation.

6) Suresh Raina – 39 Fifties

all ipl fifties of suresh Raina.

There is a reason why Suresh Raina is being called as Mr IPL. Chennai Super Kings 2nd most favorite player after Raina successfully made 39 times half centuries while playing 200 IPL innings.

When it comes to clean hitting, I think no one is close to Suresh Raina. He always used to capitalize first 6 overs of IPL and to attack on spinners.

Raina was always a proper team player where he used to believe in playing impactful knocks for the team. Moreover, Raina’s highest score in the IPL is 100*, it’s his only IPL century as well.

7) Gautam Gambhir – 36 Fifties

Gautam Gambhir IPL fifties.

Kolkata Knight Riders lad Gautam Gambhir who has led its franchise for 2 IPL titles has been amazing in playing some impactful knocks during his tenure as a Batter in KKR.

Opener Gautam Gambhir had crossed the mark of half century 36 times out of 154 IPL matches he played. Gambhir used to play most of his knock as an anchor player in order to help to reach a winning total.

8) KL Rahul – 34 Fifties

Ipl half centuries of KL rahul.

Current Lucknow Supergiants captain and opener, KL Rahul has made some amazing records in his IPL career so far. He is always considered as contender for the orange cap list.

Moreover, From last 2-3 years in IPL KL Rahul’s strike in the first 6 overs will be pretty good but once the field opens he plays too passive which leads to decline his batting strike below 130 sometimes.

However, A one cannot refuse his achievement of scoring 34 IPL fifties in 110 inning which makes him the 8th player to score most fifties in IPL history.

9) Faf Du Plessis – 33 Fifties

faf du plessis ipl half centuries.

When a player plays the various t20 league around the globe and performs phenomenally well in the Indian Premier League as well. Faf Du Plessis earlier used to play in the CSK but after the megauction of 2021 he moved to RCB.

Faf Du Plessis is the man who can provide a solid start to his team as an opener and if it’s his day then he can go big like 80s and 90s as well.

South African and Current RCB captain, Faf Du Plessis smashed 33 fifties out of 125 IPL innings he played with an impressive batting strike rate.

10) Chris Gayle – 31 Fifties

Gayle IPL fifties.

Scoring a fifty for a universe boss seems like a cup of coffee. Chris Gayle usually takes only 20-25 balls in order to cross the mark of 50 runs with the help of 4-5 sixes and few boundaries.

Therefore, 6.1ft tall Chris Gayle with such massive muscle power hit total 31 fifties out of 142 IPL matches and most of them come under the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise.

Furthermore, Gayle is someone who does not take much time on the pitch before hitting some big strokes due to which he also missed so many half centuries which would have been added more in this list of most fifties in IPL history.


FAQ

How Many 50s Virat Kohli scored in T20 cricket?

On 25th March,2024 Virat Kohli crossed a huge milestone by scoring his 100th half-century in T20 cricket against PBKS in IPL 2024 and became the only cricketer in Asia to reach this feat.

How Many Fifties Ms Dhoni scored in IPL?

The greatest ever finisher of cricket and IPL, Ms Dhoni scored 24 fifties in 218 IPL innings he played till now for CSK.

How Virat Kohli scores fifty so easily in T20 cricket?

Virat Kohli's cricketing shots and his way of approaching the T20 format as an anchor player for the team makes him quite easy to score a half century in t20.

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