IPL 2020 Fastest Fifty : Nicholas Pooran slammed fastest 50 of IPL 2020

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

POS Players Against BF Runs 6s 4s Venue Date
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
1 Mumbai Indians 12 8 4 0 +1.186 16
2 Royal Challengers Bangalore 12 7 5 0 +0.048 14
3 Delhi Capitals 12 7 5 0 +0.030 14
4 Kings XI Punjab 12 6 6 0 -0.049 12
5 Kolkata Knight Riders 12 6 6 0 -0.479 12
6 Sunrisers Hyderabad 12 5 7 0 +0.396 10
7 Rajasthan Royals 12 5 7 0 -0.505 10
8 Chennai Super Kings 12 4 8 0 -0.602 8