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IPL 2022: BATSMAN Ravichandran Ashwin mesmerizes fans with UNOTHODOX shots, smashes maiden T20 Half-century – Watch Highlights

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IPL 2022: Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates – Ravichandran Ashwin played one of the most sublime innings of his life in an all-important encounter against the Delhi Capitals. Ashwin smashed his maiden half-century in the T20 format of the game by hitting unorthodox shots. Fighting against all odds after getting hit in the head and having a concussion check, Ashwin went on to score a well-deserving half-century. Follow RR vs DC Live and IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN

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IPL 2022: BATSMAN Ravichandran Ashwin mesmerizes fans with UNOTHODOX shots, smashes maiden T20 Half-century - Watch Highlights
IPL 2022: BATSMAN Ravichandran Ashwin mesmerizes fans with UNOTHODOX shots, smashes maiden T20 Half-century – Watch Highlights

IPL 2022: BATSMAN Ravichandran Ashwin mesmerizes fans with UNOTHODOX shots, smashes maiden T20 Half-century – Watch Highlights

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Ashwin came to the crease at No.3 and steadied RR’s ship to help register a decent score of 161 for DC to chase. A magnificent 38-ball 50 from the coveted all-rounder was much appreciated by his team. Ashwin also went en route to register his maiden half-century in the shortest format of the game.

A fine 38-ball innings saw Ashwin hitting all over the park to pick up fast runs for his side. Following the departure of Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ashwin paired up with Devdutt Paddikal to hit the DC bowling lineup. Ashwin hammered 4 fours and 2 sixes before departing while attempting to hit a sixer.

IPL 2022: BATSMAN Ravichandran Ashwin mesmerizes fans with UNOTHODOX shots, smashes maiden T20 Half-century – Watch Highlights

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Ashwin had to wait for quite some time before he could reach this milestone. In an innings that consisted of many unorthodox shots, Ashwin certain entertained the crowd to reach the landmark. It took Ashwin 72 innings before he could raise his bat for the crowd. He stands second on the list of batters to take most innings before scoring 50 in IPL.

Most innings in IPL to maiden 50-plus score

132 R Jadeja
72 R Ashwin *
61 Harbhajan
31 Steven Smith

Ravindra Jadeja leads the charts for a batter having to take the most innings to score a maiden fifty in IPL. The former CSK skipper took 132 innings before he scored his first IPL fifty. Harbhajan Singh took 61 innings while Aussie batter Steven Smith took 31 innings.

IPL 2022: BATSMAN Ravichandran Ashwin mesmerizes fans with UNOTHODOX shots, smashes maiden T20 Half-century – Watch Highlights

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