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Top 50 Fastest Century in IPL History | Meet the Super Stars of IPL

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As the number of overs goes down in a format, the scoring rate tends to get higher. Scoring a century in a T20 game is never easy because of the limited time available to bat, but the game has evolved a lot over the years and players are scoring at a much higher strike rate. Today they don’t just compete to score a century, but also try to reduce the number of balls they take to get there. Here is a complete list of top 50 fastest century in IPL history.

Full list of top 50 fastest centuries in IPL history 2008 – 2022

S.NPlayer NameRuns ScoredBalls FacedOpponentVenue of the MatchDate of Match
1Chris Gayle17530PWIM. Chinnaswamy Stadium23 April 2013
2Yusuf Pathan10037MIBrabourne Stadium13 March 2010
3David Miller10138RCBIS Bindra Stadium06 May 2013
4Adam Gilchrist10942MIDY Patil Stadium27 April 2008
5AB de Villiers12943GLM. Chinnaswamy Stadium14 May 2016
6David Warner12643KKRRajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium30 April 2017
7Sanath Jayasuriya11445CSKWankhede Stadium14 May 2008
8Mayank Agarwal10645RRSharjah Cricket Stadium27 September 2020
9Murali Vijay12746RRChidambaram03 April 2010
10Chris Gayle11746PBKSM. Chinnaswamy Stadium06 May 2015
11Chris Gayle10746PBKSM. Chinnaswamy Stadium06 May 2011
12AB de Villiers13347MIWankhede Stadium10 May 2015
13Andrew Symonds11747RRRajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium24 April 2008
14Virat Kohli11347PBKSM. Chinnaswamy Stadium18 May 2016
15Virender Sehwag11948DECRajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium05 May 2011
16Quinton de Kock10848RCBM. Chinnaswamy Stadium17 April 2016
17Wriddhiman Saha11549KKRM. Chinnaswamy Stadium01 June 2014
18Virender Sehwag12250CSKWankhede Stadium30 May 2014
19Michael Hussey11650PBKSIS Bindra Stadium19 April 2008
20Shane Watson11751SRHWankhede Stadium27 May 2018
21Murali Vijay11351DCChidambaram25 May 2012
22Shane Watson10651RRMaharashtra Cricket Association’s International Stadium20 April 2018
23Devdutt Padikkal10151RRWankhede Stadium22 April 2021
24Paul Valthaty12052CSKIS Bindra Stadium13 April 2011
25Jonny Bairstow11452RCBRajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium31 March 2019
26David Warner10952DECRajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium10 May 2012
27Rohit Sharma10952KKREden Gardens12 May 2012
28Brendon McCullum15853RCBM. Chinnaswamy Stadium18 April 2008
29Chris Gayle12853DCArun Jaitley Stadium17 May 2012
30Virat Kohli10953GLM. Chinnaswamy Stadium14 May 2016
31Adam Gilchrist10653RCBHPCA Stadium17 May 2011
32Steve Smith10153GLMaharashtra Cricket Association’s International Stadium29 April 2016
33Suresh Raina10053PBKSChidambaram02 May 2013
34Sanju Samson11954PBKSWankhede Stadium12 April 2021
35Sanju Samson10254SRHRajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium29 March 2019
36David Warner10054RCBRajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium31 March 2019
37Mahela Jayawardene11055KKREden Gardens04 April 2010
38Chris Gayle10255KKREden Gardens22 April 2011
39Rishabh Pant12856SRHArun Jaitley Stadium10 May 2018
40Jos Buttler12456SRHArun Jaitley Stadium02 May 2021
41Virat Kohli10856RPSM. Chinnaswamy Stadium07 May 2016
42Brendon McCullum10056SRHChidambaram11 April 2015
43Shikhar Dhawan10657PBKSDubai International Stadium20 October 2020
44Shane Watson10457KKRBrabourne Stadium16 May 2015
45Shikhar Dhawan10157CSKSharjah Cricket Stadium17 October 2020
46Virat Kohli10057KKREden Gardens19 April 2019
47Shaun Marsh11558RRIS Bindra Stadium28 May 2008
48Ajinkya Rahane10558DCSawai Mansingh Stadium22 April 2019
49Chris Gayle10458SRHIS Bindra Stadium19 April 2018
50Hashim Amla10458MIHolkar Cricket Stadium20 April 2017

A Glimpse of Some of the Fastest 100 in IPL History

Fastest Century of IPL History: Chris Gayle – 30 balls

Chris Gayle | Fastest century of ipl | KreedOn
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For his former team, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gayle scored many runs and also many centuries. Of the five centuries he scored playing for RCB, this was one of the best that came against his current team Kings XI Punjab (Now Punjab Kings).

Fastest Century of IPL: Murali Vijay – 46 balls

Murli Vijay | Fastest Century of IPL | KreedOn
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In the early seasons of IPL, Murali Vijay was one of the biggest names for Chennai Super Kings. He would always be consistent, and in 2010 he scored one of the fastest centuries against Rajasthan Royals.

Fastest Century of IPL: Mayank Agarwal – 45 balls

Mayank Agarwal | fastest century of IPL | KreedOn
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2020 was Mayank Agarwal’s best year in the IPL. Along with his opening partner, KL Rahul, he went on to build some great partnerships. He was one of the contenders for the Orange Cap that season. This century contributed immensely to his career.

Fastest Century of IPL: Sanath Jayasurya – 45 balls

Sanath Jayasuriya | fastest centuries of ipl | KreedOn
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In the very first season, Mumbai Indians did not perform well, but Sanath Jayasurya give them a ray of hope for the coming years with his century against Chennai Super Kings in just 45 balls.

David Warner – 43 balls

David Warner | KreedOn
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After performing well and winning the title in 2017, David Warner continued giving his best for Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2017. He scored a century against Kolkata Knight Riders in one of the games, and eventually went on to win the orange cap that season. This innings by Warner was one of the fastest 100 in IPL history.

AB de Villiers – 43 balls

AB de Villiers | KreedOn
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Sporting their very famous environment initiative green jersey, AB de Villiers and captain Virat Kohli put on a great partnership of over 200 runs. This innings showed their dominance in cricket, and AB became one of the fastest centurions.

Adam Gilchrist – 42 balls

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Fastest centuries in IPL: Adam Gilchrist played only a few seasons in IPL but laid a good foundation for players to come. This century, in the first season, was very important to give a glimpse of where this tournament could head in the future.

David Miller – 38 balls

David Miller | fastest century in IPL | KreedOn
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Fastest 100 in IPL: Miller wad with the Punjab franchise for many years, and this innings against one of the biggest teams, RCB, was one of his best with them. He scored the century in just 38 balls.

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Yusuf Pathan – 37 balls

Yusuf Pathan | KreedOn
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Fastest centuries in IPL: Rajasthan Royals squad in the first few years was the best squad they ever produced, and Yusuf Pathan was an integral part of that squad. He had many good performances, but this century against Mumbai Indians, scored in just 37 balls, was one of his best.

Chris Gayle – 30 balls

Chris Gayle | KreedOn
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Nobody else but the Universe Boss could be at the top of this list. This innings against Pune Warriors India was one of the finest innings ever played in the IPL. He got to his century in just 30 balls and went on to score 175 runs in 66 balls, which to date, is the highest score in the IPL & fastest 100 in IPL history.


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