Each IPL team boasts a power-packed batting line-up and the team management expects the batters to put up a great fight during the passage of play. However, not all the batters click right away as it might take some time for them to get into the groove.
On the other hand, there are certain players who switch gears straight away in the league and would go on to create a surreal impact on the team. The players who play the game with a lot of intent are destined for greatness.
Now in this article, let’s take a glimpse at the list of players with the most 50-plus scores in a league stage of an IPL season.
1. Virat Kohli
Former Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has time and again proved that he is the most consistent player in the history of the IPL. He hit 10 fifty-plus scores in a league stage of an IPL season in 2016, the most by any cricketer in the IPL.
2. David Warner
David Warner is the third leading run-getter in IPL history behind Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan. The aggressive opening batsman had a breakthrough season for Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2019 where he hit 9 fifty-plus scores.
3. Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis is still one of the top players in T20 cricket and is just getting better with age. The RCB captain comes third on the list with 8 fifty-plus scores in IPL, which he managed to achieve in IPL 2023 season.
4. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli once again gets featured in this list as he hit 8 fifty-plus scores in an IPL season for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is tied alongside skipper Faf du Plessis for essaying the most fifty-plus scores in IPL 2023.
5. Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson had a breakthrough season at Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2018. During that season, the experienced campaigner hit 8 fifty-plus scores.
6. Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is undoubtedly the best T20 batsman in the world. The Universe Boss comes next on the list in terms of hitting the most fifty-plus scores in IPL. The veteran cricketer hit 8 fifty-plus scores in IPL 2012 season for Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings).
Updated as of May 22, 2023*