Most Fifties in IPL (50)
When scoring 30 is believed to be a milestone in T20 cricket, a batsman who can record the fifties constantly makes it to the cream of the crop category.
Let’s look at the list of the top 5 batsmen with the most fifties in IPL history.
#5 Rohit Sharma (36 Fifties)
Rohit Sharma, the Hitman from Mumbai, with three dozen half-centuries in his IPL profession, holds the fifth position on this list. Rohit overwhelmed everyone with his wonderful performances in IPL 2008 as he combined 404 runs with four fifties.
Though his shows dipped in 2009, he curved back up the next year, totaling the same number of runs although with three 50+ scores. Sharma’s performances enhanced a lot after becoming a part of Mumbai Indians. He was at his highest level of excellence in IPL 2016 when he scored 489 runs in 14 matches with 5 fifties.
Rohit Sharma makes the fifth position in this most fifties in IPL list.
#4 Virat Kohli (36 Fifties)
The Indian captain has achieved 36 half-tons in the IPL. Since he has played 14 innings less than his limited-overs deputy, he has earned himself the fourth place on the list.
King Kohli has set a new altitude of constancy with his performance for the Bold Army. He has scored six 50s in IPL 2013. Three years later, he crushed all records by building up 973 runs in IPL 2016. In that edition, the right-handed batsman had 7 fifties and 4 hundred to his name. Sadly, Kohli has never won the IPL title.
Virat Kohli makes the fourth position in this most fifties in IPL list.
#3 Shikhar Dhawan (37 Fifties)
Dhawan has been an extremely steady batsman, all in the course of the years. Though he never scored centuries in the IPL, he has been able to provide a solid start to his team all the time.
Shikhar Dhawan makes the third position in this most fifties in IPL list.
#2 Suresh Raina (38 Fifties)
The record for the most half-centuries by an Indian batsman in the IPL is by the Chennai Super Kings‘ Suresh Raina. He has been an essential part of the Super Kings through the years and has registered 32 fifty-plus scores whilst playing for them. He was also a part of the Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016 and IPL 2017.
Heading this Rajkot-based squad, Suresh Raina scored three half-centuries in each season. The left-handed batsman was on a blaze in IPL 2014 as he combined a massive 523 runs in 16 matches, which includes his five fifties that season.
Suresh Raina makes the second position in this most fifties in IPL list.
#1 David Warner (44 Fifties)
David Warner has always loved playing in the IPL. He is the batsman with the most half-centuries in the history of IPL. Out of his 44 half-centuries, 34 have come in from the Sunrisers Hyderabad team.
This Australian opener had registered nine fifties in IPL 2016, while during IPL 2019, Warner got past the 50-run mark 8 times. In addition, in his initial two seasons for the Sunrisers, he recorded 13 fifties. It will be appealing to see if any player is capable of overtaking him in IPL 2020.