Hey, all the cricket fans! we all love to follow statistic, don’t we? Don’t you constantly keep an eye on every statistic you can? However, IPL is not an international tournament but the fan following and hype is nothing less when compared. Just be witty brings you the all-new statistic which will cover batsmen with most fifties but no centuries in IPL.
We often talk about the need of batsmen to step up and batting through the innings. However, there are few batsmen in the IPL who have managed 50’s but are unable to score a century. Most of the players on the list have even got close but haven’t managed to beach century-mark. Two Indian players in this list of batsmen with most fifties but no centuries in IPL are a part of India’s ODI and T20 teams.
Top 6 Batsmen With Most Fifties But No Centuries In IPL
1. Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir has been always a prolific run scorer and consistent performer in IPL. He has scored second most 50’s in IPL history only equals to David Warner with 36. He has struck 36 half centuries in his 152 innings.
In his 11 years of IPL career, he has been an outstanding player and fantastic captain. He has scored 4218 runs with an average of 31.01. In all, he has scored 36 half-tons but has never scored a century in T20 cricket and thus, he tops this list of batsmen with most fifties but no centuries in IPL.
2. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan has been part of four different franchise in his 143 IPL matches before settling with Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, he is now a constant member and an important part of the SRH team.
He has scored 4057 runs with an average of 32.98 which include 32 half tons.
3. Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa a wicket-keeper batsman has also played for four different teams in his 165 IPL games. But since he has been bought by Kolkata Knight Riders, he has found some consistency. He even won the orange cap in his first year with KKR in 2014.
Robin Uthappa has played in 159 innings and has scored 4129 runs with an average of 28.67. He has scored 23 half-tons but has never converted them into a ton.
4. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
MS Dhoni’s name was quite unavoidable in the list of batsmen with most fifties but no centuries in IPL. Dhoni has scored a total of 20 half-ton in the IPL in his 158 innings.
He has amassed 4016 runs at an average of 40.16 and stayed unbeaten 58 times in his IPL career. He is a successful player and a captain in IPL seasons too as has won back-to-back IPL title for his team.
5. Jacques Kallis
Jacques Kallis was a consistent performer with both bat and ball in his 7 years of IPL career. He is an only all-rounder to make the list of batsmen with most fifties but no centuries in IPL.
In his IPL career, he has played 98 matches and scored 2427 runs which include 17 half centuries.
6. Dwayne Smith
Dwayne Smith also has scored 17 half centuries in IPL but have never able to convert any in a century. He has scored 2385 runs in 89 innings with highest of 87.