Yashasvi Jaiswal Smashed Fastest Fifty (50) in IPL History, Here’s The List Of Fastest Half Century 

Every year, the IPL (Indian Premier League) brings together some of the best cricketers from around the world, who compete for their respective teams in a high-octane battle for supremacy. 

The IPL has witnessed some of the most memorable moments in cricket history, including some record-breaking performances by individual players. One such performance was by Yashasvi Jaiswal, who smashed the fastest fifty in IPL history. 

Yashasvi Jaiswal is a young Indian cricketer who plays for the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. He made his debut in the IPL in 2020 against Chennai Super Kings and quickly became one of the most talked-about players in the tournament. 

Left handed elegant batter Yashasvi Jaiswal showed his class in the match against KKR on 11 May 2023 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata and smashed the fastest half century in IPL history. Jaiswal’s fifty came off just 13 balls, which is a remarkable feat in itself. He hit five sixes and thirteen fours during his innings, and his strike rate was an impressive 208.5.

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s innings helped the Rajasthan Royals chase down a total of 150/1 in just 13.1 overs. His innings was not only a record-breaking performance, but it was also a display of pure class and skill. 

Even Indian run machine Virat Kohli couldn’t control his emotions, appreciated the rising star of Indian cricket Yashasvi Jaiswal for incredible performance.

Jaiswal showed that he has the potential to become one of the best players in the world and that he is a force to be reckoned with. Now, let’s take a look at the list of the fastest half-centuries (50) in IPL history: 

S NoPlayerBalls
TeamMatch DateVersusGroundTotal Runs4s6sBF
1Yashasvi Jaiswal13Rajasthan Royals11/5/2023Kolkata Knight RidersEden Gardens9813547
2K L Rahul14Punjab Kings8/4/2018Delhi CapitalsPunjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium516416
3Patt Cummins14Kolkata Knight Riders6/4/2022Mumbai IndiansMaharashtra Cricket Association Stadium56*4615
4Yusuf Pathan15Kolkata Knight Riders24/05/2014Sunrisers HyderabadEden Gardens725722
5Sunil Narine15Kolkata Knight Riders7/5/2017Royal Challengers BangaloreM Chinnaswamy Stadium546417
6Nicholas Pooran15Lucknow Super Giants10/4/2023Royal Challengers BangaloreM Chinnaswamy Stadium624719
7Suresh Raina16Chennai Super Kings30/05/2014Punjab KingsWankhede Stadium8712625
8Ishan KIshan16Mumbai Indians8/10/2021Sunrisers HyderabadAbu Dhabi8432114
9Adam Gilchrist17Deccan Chargers22/05/2009Delhi CapitalsSuperSport Park8510535
10Ishan KIshan17Mumbai Indians9/5/2018Kolkata Knight RidersEden Gardens622156
11Chris Gayle17Royal Challengers Bangalore23/04/2013Pune WarriorsM Chinnaswamy Stadium175*131766
12Chris Morris17Delhi Capitals27/04/2016Gujarat LionsArun Jaitley Stadium82*4832
13Kieron Pollard17Mumbai Indians28/04/2016Kolkata Knight RidersWankhede Stadium51*2617
14S P Narine17Kolkata Knight Riders8/4/2018Royal Challengers BangaloreEden Gardens504519
15Kieron Pollard17Mumbai Indians1/5/2021Chennai Super KingsArun Jaitley Stadium87*6834
Source: espncricinfo.com

As we can see from the above list, Jaiswal’s innings was truly special, as he broke the previous record held by KL Rahul and P J Cummins, who both scored their fifties off 14 balls. Yusuf Pathan, Sunil Narine, Nicholas Pooran, Suresh Raina, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Adam Gilchrist, Marcus Stoinis, David Miller, and Sanju Samson complete the top 15 list. 

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s innings in the IPL 2023 was a record-breaking performance and one that will be remembered for a long time. His innings was not only a display of raw talent and skill but also a testament to the fact that age is just a number in cricket. As the IPL continues to evolve and produce new stars, we can only hope that we see more performances like this in the future.