Yashasvi Jaiswal etched his name into record books after he hit the fastest half-century in the history of the cash-rich Indian Premier League. The left-handed batsman broke KL Rahul’s record of 14-ball fifty in the game against the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
The young southpaw kick-started his innings ever so well as he scored 26 runs in the first over, the second-most in the history of the IPL. He gained a great deal of confidence from the blistering start and simply went about his business.
In the process, he became the first batter from India to score 500+ runs in the sixteenth edition of the Indian Premier League. Yashasvi Jaiswal didn’t spare the KKR bowlers as he kept unleashing firepower and inflicted quite a lot of damage on the KKR bowlers with ease.
Yashasvi Jaiswal hits the fifty in the history of IPL
Yashasvi Jaiswal who has been in surreal form for Rajasthan Royals in IPL scored the fastest fifty in IPL history. He accomplished the feat in just 13 deliveries. Rajasthan Royals largely benefitted from his services.
He already averages 50 in IPL 2023 and is only expected to get better as the tournament progresses. Batting first, Kolkata Knight Riders posted a modest total of 149 for the loss of eight wickets in their quota of 20 overs.
In response, Rajasthan Royals are en route to winning the game. At the time of writing this article, Jaiswal scored 83 off 38 balls with the help of 10 boundaries and five hits over the fence.
Kolkata Knight Riders’ playing XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Anukul Roy, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy
Rajasthan Royals’ playing XI: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Joe Root, Dhruv Jurel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, KM Asif, Yuzvendra Chahal
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HISTORIC – Yashasvi Jaiswal has the fastest fifty in the history of the IPL in just 13 balls.Advertisement
The 21 year old creates history! pic.twitter.com/pPK7mDhGNg
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Reminds of yuvi paaji
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Already had a grand season and now even comes up with the fastest ever Fifty in IPl history… #YashasviJaiswal
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Some real talent
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Class, Elegance, Aggression and consistency damn.. Explosive Left Hander Batsmen loading. Whenever he bats he reminds me that he is Left Handed verison of Virat Kohli❤️😌 pic.twitter.com/VsQbrwshf3Advertisement
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