In the ongoing match between KKR vs RR in Kolkata, Yashasvi Jaiswal went on to smash fifty from just 13 balls while chasing an average total of 150 runs in the second innings of the game. Earlier in the first innings Yuzvendra Chahal became the highest wicket-taker in the IPL history. Yashasvi Jaiswal went for kill from the first over of the innings itself and as a result, he recorded the fastest fifty of the IPL 2023 season.
But is this the fastest-ever fifty in IPL history overall? Check out the below stats to get your answer.
Fastest fifty in IPL history by balls faced:
Yashasvi Jaiswal - 13 balls vs KKR in Kolkata, 2023
KL Rahul - 14b vs DC in Mohali, 2018
Pat Cummins - 14b vs MI in Pune, 2022
Yusuf Pathan - 15b vs SRH in Kolkata, 2014
Sunil Narine - 15b vs RCB in Bengaluru, 2017
Nicholas Pooran - 15b vs RCB in Bengaluru, 2023
As we see from the above list, Yashasvi Jaiswal has recorded the fastest-ever fifty in IPL history from just 13 balls.
Fastest fifty in IPL 2023 by balls faced so far:
Yashasvi Jaiswal - 13b vs KKR in Kolkata
Nicholas Pooran - 15b vs RCB in Bengaluru
Ajinkya Rahane - 19b vs MI in Mumbai (WS)
Jason Roy - 19b vs CSK in Kolkata