In the ongoing craze of IPL 2022, we are here with another interesting detail about players in IPL. Experienced players are very crucial for any tea and with their experience, they can turn the game around. So here presenting the top 5 oldest players to score a fifty in the history of IPL.
#5 Sachin Tendulkar
In 2013 while playing against Delhi Daredevils, Sachin Tendulkar scored a half-century for Mumbai Indians. Sachin was 39 years and 362 days old at that time. Sachin made 54 runs off 47 balls. Sachin is the fifth oldest person to score a fifty in IPL.
#4 Rahul Dravid
It was again in 2013 when another Indian cricket legend. Rahul Dravid scored fifty against Delhi Daredevils when he was 40 years and 116 days old. Dravid played a captain’s innings of 53 runs in that match and took Rajasthan to victory.
#3 MS Dhoni
IPL 2022 started with the first fifty of the tournament from the legend himself MS Dhoni. Dhoni in the opening match of IPL 2022 against Kolkata Knight Riders turned the wheel of time and scored a half-century after two seasons in IPL. Dhoni played 51* runs knock off 38 balls. Dhoni became the third-oldest player to score a fifty in IPL as he was 40 years and 262 days of age.
#2 Chris Gayle
In 2020 while playing for Punjab Kings, Universe boss Chris Gayle scored a half-century against his old team Royal Challengers Bangalore and became the second-oldest player to score a half-century in IPL. Gayle made his half-century in 36 balls. Gayle was 41 years and 39 days old at that time.
#1 Adam Gilchrist
Former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman, Adam Gilchrist is the oldest player to score a fifty in the history of IPL. Gilchrist was 41 years and 181 days old when he scored 85* off 54 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore while playing for Punjab Kings in 2013. Gilchrist was one of the best overseas players who has ever played in the IPL.