Kings XI Punjab batsman Nicholas Pooran has the fastest fifty of IPL 2020 to his name. Pooran blasted Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers to score 50 in just 17 balls. Overall he made 37 balls 77 runs against SRH.
FASTEST FIFTY’S IN IPL 2020
17 Balls Nicholas POORAN vs SRH
19 Balls Sanju Samso vs CSK
20 Balls Kieron Pollard vs RCB
20 Balls Hardik Pandy vs RR
20 Balls Marcus Stoinis vs KXIP
IPL 2020 : Nicholas Pooran slammed fastest 50 of IPL 2020
The southpaw took just 17 balls to register his first fifty of the season, which is also the fastest in IPL 2020
Notably, Pooran smashed 28 runs (6,4,6,6,6,0) in the 9th over of the KXIP innings which was bowled by Abdul Samad and completed his half-century in the same over with a six.
He walked back to the pavilion after scoring 77 off 37 balls at a whopping strike rate of 208.11. His innings consisted of 5 fours and 7 sixes.
Interestingly, the fifty by the West-Indian’s is the second-fastest by a KXIP batsman.
Fastest IPL fifties for KXIP (balls)
14 KL Rahul vs DD 2018
17 N POORAN vs SRH 2020 *
19 KL Rahul vs CSK 2019
19 D Miller vs RR 2014
Overall, it’s the 9th fastest fifty in the history of IPL. KXIP skipper KL Rahul is top on the list having scored 51 runs off 14 balls in 2018 against Delhi Capitals.
Fastest fifties in IPL History
|1||Lokesh Rahul||DC||14||51||4||6||IS Bindra Stadium||4/8/2018|
|2||Yusuf Pathan||SRH||15||72||7||5||Eden Gardens||5/24/2014|
|3||Sunil Narine||RCB||15||54||4||6||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium||5/7/2017|
|4||Suresh Raina||KXIP||16||87||6||12||Wankhede Stadium||5/30/2014|
|5||Chris Gayle||PWI||17||175||17||13||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium||4/23/2013|
IPL 2020 Points TABLE
|Indian Premier League||P||W||L||D||NRR||Pts|
|2||Royal Challengers Bangalore||12||7||5||0||+0.048||14|
|4||Kings XI Punjab||12||6||6||0||-0.049||12|
|5||Kolkata Knight Riders||12||6||6||0||-0.479||12|
|8||Chennai Super Kings||12||4||8||0||-0.602||8|