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IPL Records – Fastest Centuries in IPL History

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IPL Records and Statistics: Which batsmen have made the fastest centuries in IPL history?

The Indian Premier League is seen as the most privileged of the T20 tournaments that are known. It sees some of the best players of all international cricket teams come together and play without any other loyalties but to their team. When such a thing happens, the only thing that can be expected is extravagance and beautiful innings. With the combination of the finest cricketers, there are several records that are broken over time and nothing can come in their way of achieving excellence. One of the most important records made by a batter is the fastest centuries. 

When players like Gayle, Kohli, de Villiers or Dhoni come into the ground, the only thing that can be expected is records and amazing gameplay. If you are also one of the crazy cricket fans who loves to know about the records, then check out the latest information on the statistics in the table below:

Player Names Against No. of Balls Runs
Chris Gayle PWI 30 175*
Yusuf Pathan MI 37 100
David Miller RCB 38 101*
Adam Gilchrist MI 42 109*
AB de Villiers GL 43 129*
  1. AB de Villiers (129 Not Out on 43 Deliveries)

It was the summer of 2016 when AB de Villiers showed his magic again on the field for his RCB team. At only 43 deliveries, the man scored 129 runs and was still Not Out when they won the match. Although David Warner also scored a hundred on 43 balls, the number of runs made by de Villiers is higher. The score was made against the Gujarat Lions and the performance of de Villiers literally helped RCB win the match at the end of the day. 

  1. Adam Gilchrist (109 Not Out at 42 Deliveries)

In 2013, Adam Gilchrist also got his name added to the top 5 batsmen with the fastest centuries in the IPL. At only 42 balls, Gilchrist showcased a beautiful innings when he scored 109 runs. He literally gave the bowlers of MI a run for their money and proved that his experience and skill was unmatched even for the new bowlers and batters in varied teams. He played on behalf of the Deccan Chargers at that time. This score included 9 fours and 10 sixes. MI had set a record of 155 runs when DC started chasing it. With this record, Gilchrist got the DC the win they wanted at 10 wickets.  

  1. David Miller (101 Not Out at 38 Deliveries)

With a score of 101 at 38 deliveries, David Miller rests on the third position. Miller was like the blessing in disguise for the team of Kings XI Punjab when he saved the day with this century. The team was already tanking at 64-4 when Miller put some breathing back in the team’s soul. KXIP was chasing a score of 191. With the initial toppling down of the batters, the team had almost lost hope. The exciting innings by Miller literally helped the team win the match against RCB against all odds. 

  1. Yusuf Pathan (100 at 37 Deliveries)

Yusuf Pathan did a phenomenal job with his century at 37 deliveries against Mumbai Indians (MI). He was actually at the first position for five IPL seasons with this score until Gayle broke his record and reached the top with a score that was never seen before in the history of T20. This record had 8 sixes and 9 boundaries. With this score, Pathan almost bagged the victory for his team RR until MI pulled off a last-minute miracle and saved the match. 

  1. Chris Gayle (175 Not Out at 30 Deliveries)

This record made by Chris Gayle has topped many charts in the batting statistics section. A 175 score at 30 balls is something that only legends can do. Some experts often say that this record made by Gayle might never be broken by any other batter ever. His robust score of 175 not out is seen as a mammoth task and something that only the best of the best can do. This record included 17 sixes and 13 boundaries. This specific score had also helped RCB make the record for the highest team score at 263-5.