Yashasvi Jaiswal sets new IPL record : Fastest 50 in just 13 balls

Yashasvi Jaiswal hits fastest 50 in just 13 balls against KKR at Eden Gardens Stadium by breaking the existing IPL record set by KL Rahul & Pat Cummins for fast fifties in 14 balls.

Yesterday’s Match – 57 of IPL 2023 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals (KKR vs RR) at Eden Gardens became one sided when the ace RR batter Yashasvi Jaiswal hit stupendous 98* off 47 balls. The left-handed batter made his intentions clear about winning the game, in the very first over when he hit 26 runs against KKR captain Nitish Rana. This itself is a new record for the first over in IPL history. This is how the first over went:

6️⃣–6️⃣–4️⃣–4️⃣–2️⃣–4️⃣ = 2️⃣6️⃣

With this, the 21-year old player broke the earlier set records of KL Rahul and Pat Cummins of scoring fifties in 14 balls.

Here are the top 10 batters who scored fastest fifties in IPL history:

1.Yashasvi JaiswalRR13KKR2023
2.KL RahulPBKS14DC2018
3.Pat CumminsKKR14MI2022
4.Yousuf PathanKKR15SRH2014
5.Sunil NarineKKR15RCB2017
6.Nicholas PooranLSG15RCB2023
7.Suresh RainaCSK16PBKS2014
8.Ishan KishanMI17SRH2021
9.Chris GayleRCB17PWI2013
10.Hardik PandyaGT17KKR2019
List of Fastest 50s scored in IPL history

After this record-breaking performance, Yashasvi is now leading in second position for the Orange Cap with a total of 575 runs scored which is one run short of the top positioned Faf du Plessis from RCB. He has an excellent average of 52.27 in the 12 matches played so far with a splendid strike rate of 167.15.

This is how the cricketing world responded to the young cricketer’s brilliant knock:

Virat Kohli

KL Rahul

Virender Sehwag

Brett Lee

Irfan Pathan

Lasith Malinga

Yousuf Pathan

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