Most Fifties in IPL: Shikhar Dhawan scores 50th fifty in RR vs PBKS match to equals Virat Kohli record
Updated on: Apr 5, 2023 9:52 pm IST
Punjab Kings skipper Shikhar Dhawan has achieved a milestone in the ongoing RR vs PBKS match. Dhawan has scored his 50th fifty in IPL history. Shikhar had a slow start to his innings, but he picked up the pace later on and batted till the end scoring an unbeaten 86 off 56 deliveries including 9 fours and 3 sixes. With this fifty, Shikhar Dhawan becomes only the third batter to score 50 fifties in the IPL after David Warner (60) and Virat Kohli (50).
Most fifties in IPL history
Over the years, the league has witnessed some spectacular performances from batsmen who have scored runs with remarkable consistency. Among these performers, there are three players who stand out for having the most fifties in IPL history.
1. David Warner – 60 fifties from 164 innings
The first player on this list is David Warner, who has scored an incredible 60 fifties from just 164 innings. The Australian opening batsman has been a prolific run-scorer for the Sunrisers Hyderabad and has played some match-winning innings for his team over the years. Currently, the Delhi Capitals skipper has scored a fifty in two innings this IPL season.
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2. Virat Kohli – 50 fifties from 216 innings
The second player on the list is former RCB skipper Virat Kohli, who has scored 50 fifties from 216 innings. Kohli, who has been a mainstay for the Royal Challengers Bangalore since the inception of the IPL, has been a consistent performer for his team. Kohli has only played a solitart match so far and scored an unbeaten 82 in that match against MI.
3. Shikhar Dhawan – 50 fifties from 207 innings
The third player on the list is Shikhar Dhawan, who has also scored 50 fifties from 207 innings. The left-handed opener has played for a number of teams in the IPL, including the Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and currently plays for Punjab Kings.
These three players have been the most consistent performers in the IPL and their ability to score fifties on a regular basis has made them valuable assets for their respective teams.
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