First edition of the IPL was played in 2008. Noone anticipated that it would become as popular as it is today. Today, IPL is the most watched and most expensive league in the world.
IPL has proved to be “the direct entry ticket” to the national team for players like Hardik pandya, Ravi chandran ashwin, Ravindra jadeja, Yusuf pathan, Yuzvendra chahal.
Many records were made and many old ones were broken. IPL has been the platform which played a vital role in bringing out the best in the players.
In this blog, we will talk about David Warner who has the title of most fifties in the IPL history.
David Warner is the all-format opener in the world. He has the best batting skills in the world. When it comes to the IPL career of David warner. It is not surprising that he is the most successful overseas player in the IPL.
He became the part of IPL when he was roped in by the Delhi daredevils. He did not have much to show during the time he stayed with Delhi Daredevils.
His fortune took a positive turn when he joined SunRisers Hyderabad. In 2015, he was appointed the captain of Hyderabad. He could not win a trophy in IPL 2015 but he was awarded with the orange cap for being the highest run scorer. Under his leadership, Sunrisers reached new heights. He won the maiden IPL trophy in 2016 by defeating Royal challenger bangalore. He hit 69 runs off the 38 balls. He was the second highest run scorer in that edition with runs of 848.
In 2017, he managed to get an orange cap for the second time for scoring 641 runs with an average of 58.27.
In 2018, he was banned by the BCCI after he was found to be involved in the ball tampering scandal. He returned in 2019 but he has been barred from any leadership roles. He again managed to get an orange cap for the third time for the 692 runs he scored at the average of 69.20 in that edition.
When it comes to runs, he has scored 5254 runs at the strike rate of 141.54. He holds the record of having the most fifties in the IPL.