In the illustrious history of the T20 World Cup, the Indian batters have been the dominating force more often than not, scoring runs at a high tempo with a plethora of boundaries. But, at times, there have been certain pitches and conditions during the tournament, where the Indian batters found it tough to rotate the strike, let alone hit boundaries, although they still managed to build an innings of substance for their team.

Top 5 slowest fifties for Indian batters in T20 World Cup history

In this article, SportsTiger looks at the five Indian batsmen who have scored slowest cities in the T20 World Cup history.

Gautam Gambhir - 44 balls

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At the Trent Bridge in Nottingham, the Bangladesh cricket team put a lid on the Indian scoring rate in the early part of the innings in the T20 World Cup 2009. Gautam Gambhir managed to hit only four boundaries in his innings, notching up his fifty in 44 balls, but a fiery cameo from Yuvraj Singh propelled the Indian score to 180/5, which they managed to defend successfully.