IPL 2021 — the lucrative T20 tournament will commence next month in India. Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore will collide against each other in the first game of IPL 2021. The match will be played a MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai on April 9, 2021.
IPL 2021 will be hosted by six cities which include Ahmedabad apart from Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata. There will be a total of 56 matches played during the league stage in IPL 2021. Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru will host 10 matches each while Ahmedabad and Delhi will host 8 matches each. Every team will play at a neutral venue in IPL 2021.
While hitting a century in a T20 match like in IPL is a tough task, the Indian Premier League witnesses a lot of half-centuries in the tournament. Hitting a half-century in an IPL match is a big achievement for a batsman and many players have achieved this feat in the Indian Premier League. Here we will look at 5 batsmen with the most half-centuries in the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Batsmen With Most Half-Centuries In The Tournament
5. Gautam Gambhir- 36 Fifties
Gautam Gambhir holds the 5th rank for hitting most fifties in the Indian Premier League. The former Indian cricketer played 152 innings and smashed 36 half-centuries. The left-handed batsman Gambhir scored 4217 runs in his IPL career. Gautam Gambhir played for Delhi Capitals from IPL 2008 to IPL 2010.
From IPL 2011 to IPL 2017, Gambhir represented Kolkata Knight Riders. He moved to Delhi Capitals in IPL 2018 which was his last season.