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 the fastest century of IPL.
Full list of fastest centuries in IPL
|10||Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Punjab Kings (Now Punjab Kings)||46|
|9||Murali Vijay||Chennai Super Kings||Rajasthan Royals||46|
|8||Mayank Agarwal||Kings XI Punjab (Now Punjab Kings)||Rajasthan Royals||45|
|7||Sanath Jayasurya||Mumbai Indians||Chennai Super Kings||45|
|6||David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Kolkata Knight Riders||43|
|5||AB de Villiers||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Gujarat Lions||43|
|4||Adam Gilchrist||Deccan Chargers||Mumbai Indians||42|
|3||David Miller||Kings XI Punjab (Now Punjab Kings)||Royal Challengers Bangalore||38|
|2||Yusuf Pathan||Rajasthan Royals||Mumbai Indians||37|
|1||Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Pune Warriors India||30|
10Fastest Century of IPL: Chris Gayle
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).
9Fastest Century of IPL: Murali Vijay
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.
8Fastest Century of IPL: Mayank Agarwal
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.
7Fastest Century of IPL: Sanath Jayasurya
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.
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.
5AB de Villiers
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.