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IPL Records: Top 3 Fastest Half-Century For CSK

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is one of the top Franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL). From breaking records to creating new unbeatable records, CSK has always given entertaining matches to look forward to.

The fan base of the team is extraordinary. No matter in which part of the country the squad plays, they always have crowd support. Mr Sunil Gavaskar once said even if CSK goes to play on the Moon, they will find crowd and fan support. Considering the fan expectations, CSK players have always taken consideration to keep their fans entertained.

Here we will look at the top 3 players who have scored the fastest half-century for CSK.

1 Suresh Raina (16 balls, CSK vs KXIP)

SURESH RAINA CSK IPL
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Suresh Raina, popularly known as Mr IPL, has the record for scoring the fastest half-century for CSK. This high-scoring knock was scored against Punjab Kings (then Kings XI Punjab) in 2014, Qualifier 2. CSK received the target of 227 runs to chase. As the opening Batsmen failed to score, Raina scored a quick 50 over 16 deliveries. He scored 87 off 25 balls, with a strike rate of 348.00.

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2 Ajinkya Rahane (19 balls, CSK vs KXIP)

AJINKYA RAHANE CSK IPL
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This thrilling knock came against the recently held CSK vs MI league match in the 15th edition of the IPL. CSK received the target of 158 runs to chase. Ajinkya scored a stunning 19-ball half-century. He scored 61 off 27 deliveries while smashing seven fours and three sixes, with a strike rate of 225.93. It was one of the best knocks by Rahane in the IPL, and he is receiving appreciation from the whole country. Ajinkya was bought by the CSK franchise in the TATA IPL Auction 2023.

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3 Moeen Ali (19 balls, CSK vs KXIP)

MOEEN ALI CSK IPL
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The English Batting All-Rounder has always played crucial knocks in the middle order batting order. The batsman gave his best performance in the IPL against Rajasthan Royals. In the 68th Match of IPL 2022, Moeen scored a quick 19-ball half-century. He went on to score 93 runs off 57 deliveries. He missed his first IPL ton by just 7 runs. Unfortunately, CSK lost the match Moeen’s knock was entertaining and gave the team a good fight.

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