In the very first league match of IPL 2022, CSK team’s wicketkeeper-batsman and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s great batting was seen. Dhoni scored the first half-century of the 15th season of IPL against KKR and looked in his old style for which he is known. He played a fine innings for CSK against Kolkata and scored an unbeaten half-century. After this innings, Dhoni became the third oldest player to score a half-century in IPL, while he became the oldest Indian player to score a half-century in this league.
MS Dhoni breaks Rahul Dravid’s record
Dhoni faced 38 balls in the first innings against Kolkata and scored an unbeaten 50 with the help of a six and 7 fours. With this, Dhoni also became the oldest Indian player to score a half-century in IPL. He did this feat at the age of 40 years and 262 days and broke the record of Rahul Dravid. Earlier, Rahul Dravid was the oldest Indian batsman to score a half-century in IPL and he did this feat at the age of 40 years and 116 days. Dhoni has now overtaken Rahul Dravid. Tendulkar is the third Indian batsman to score the oldest fifty in this league, who did so at the age of 39 years 362 days.
Overall, if we talk about IPL, Adam Gilchrist is in the first place in terms of scoring the oldest half-century, who did so at the age of 41 years and 181 days, while Chris Gayle is at number two, who has scored a half-century at the age of 41 years and 39 days. Imposed. It is followed by MS Dhoni, Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar.
The top five batsmen who scored the highest half-century in IPL –
41 years 181 days – Adam Gilchrist
41 years 39 days – Chris Gayle
40 years 262 days – MS Dhoni
40 years 116 days – Rahul Dravid
39 years 362 days – Sachin Tendulkar