The youngsters have come up through the ranks to the IPL at a very young age and have found success at the best of stages due to the immense competition between players. The IPL has been among the best franchise tournaments going around in the world and the reason has been the quality of the players that have been participating.
The IPL has allowed Indian youngsters to make a mark in world cricket and show their skills through the best platform available. The composure at IPL has also benefited to pick players for the nation and it was evident in the selections of Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav recently. Here are the 4 youngest batsmen to hit a half-century in IPL history.
4 Youngest Batsmen To Hit A Half-Century:
Riyan Parag – 17 Years, 175 Days
Riyan Parag was among the Indian U-19 winning squad in 2018 at the age of 16 and broke into the IPL as Rajasthan Royals picked him up in the IPL Auction 2019. He is a useful player in the middle over and can hit some lusty blows as he is strongly built. He has been part of the Assam in the domestic circuit and has done well.
He played in the middle order for Royals and has taken on the responsibility to finish off games for Royals in the inexperienced middle order. His maturity has been very impressive so far and he remains the youngest batsman in IPL history to hit a half-century in 17 years and 175 days.