MS Dhoni to Chris Gayle - oldest batters to score an IPL fifty

Here's a look at the oldest batters to record a fifty-plus score over the course of 15 editions of the Indian Premier League.

MS Dhoni entered the list of the oldest batters to score an IPL fifty with his first half-century in the league in three years against Kolkata Knight Riders.

MS Dhoni entered the list of the oldest batters to score an IPL fifty with his first half-century in the league in three years against Kolkata Knight Riders. | Photo Credit: SPORTZPICS, THE HINDU

The Indian Premier League has witnessed the best of cricketing veterans giving the youngsters a run for their money over the course of 15 seasons.

Here's a look at the oldest batters in IPL history to amass fifty-plus scores (as of April 14, 2022):

 

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NOTE

  • Only the batters’ last fifty-plus score is mentioned in the above table.

  • In all, there have been 10 instances of fifty-plus scores by the players as mentioned above. Gilchrist has two scores of fifty-plus after the age of 40, while Gayle has three, Dravid four, and now MSD has one!

  • Gilchrist, then aged 40y-185d, made an unbeaten 64 for KXIP against CSKS in Dharamsala on May 17, 2012 to become the first IPL batter to register a fifty-plus score after the age of 40.

- Stats by Mohandas Menon

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