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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.

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

S.N Player Name Runs Scored Balls Faced Opponent Venue of the Match Date of Match
1 Chris Gayle 175 30 PWI M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 23 April 2013
2 Yusuf Pathan 100 37 MI Brabourne Stadium 13 March 2010
3 David Miller 101 38 RCB IS Bindra Stadium 06 May 2013
4 Adam Gilchrist 109 42 MI DY Patil Stadium 27 April 2008
5 AB de Villiers 129 43 GL M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 14 May 2016
6 David Warner 126 43 KKR Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium 30 April 2017
7 Sanath Jayasuriya 114 45 CSK Wankhede Stadium 14 May 2008
8 Mayank Agarwal 106 45 RR Sharjah Cricket Stadium 27 September 2020
9 Murali Vijay 127 46 RR Chidambaram 03 April 2010
10 Chris Gayle 117 46 PBKS M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 06 May 2015
11 Chris Gayle 107 46 PBKS M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 06 May 2011
12 AB de Villiers 133 47 MI Wankhede Stadium 10 May 2015
13 Andrew Symonds 117 47 RR Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium 24 April 2008
14 Virat Kohli 113 47 PBKS M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 18 May 2016
15 Virender Sehwag 119 48 DEC Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium 05 May 2011
16 Quinton de Kock 108 48 RCB M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 17 April 2016
17 Wriddhiman Saha 115 49 KKR M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 01 June 2014
18 Virender Sehwag 122 50 CSK Wankhede Stadium 30 May 2014
19 Michael Hussey 116 50 PBKS IS Bindra Stadium 19 April 2008
20 Shane Watson 117 51 SRH Wankhede Stadium 27 May 2018
21 Murali Vijay 113 51 DC Chidambaram 25 May 2012
22 Shane Watson 106 51 RR Maharashtra Cricket Association’s International Stadium 20 April 2018
23 Devdutt Padikkal 101 51 RR Wankhede Stadium 22 April 2021
24 Paul Valthaty 120 52 CSK IS Bindra Stadium 13 April 2011
25 Jonny Bairstow 114 52 RCB Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium 31 March 2019
26 David Warner 109 52 DEC Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium 10 May 2012
27 Rohit Sharma 109 52 KKR Eden Gardens 12 May 2012
28 Brendon McCullum 158 53 RCB M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 18 April 2008
29 Chris Gayle 128 53 DC Arun Jaitley Stadium 17 May 2012
30 Virat Kohli 109 53 GL M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 14 May 2016
31 Adam Gilchrist 106 53 RCB HPCA Stadium 17 May 2011
32 Steve Smith 101 53 GL Maharashtra Cricket Association’s International Stadium 29 April 2016
33 Suresh Raina 100 53 PBKS Chidambaram 02 May 2013
34 Sanju Samson 119 54 PBKS Wankhede Stadium 12 April 2021
35 Sanju Samson 102 54 SRH Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium 29 March 2019
36 David Warner 100 54 RCB Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium 31 March 2019
37 Mahela Jayawardene 110 55 KKR Eden Gardens 04 April 2010
38 Chris Gayle 102 55 KKR Eden Gardens 22 April 2011
39 Rishabh Pant 128 56 SRH Arun Jaitley Stadium 10 May 2018
40 Jos Buttler 124 56 SRH Arun Jaitley Stadium 02 May 2021
41 Virat Kohli 108 56 RPS M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 07 May 2016
42 Brendon McCullum 100 56 SRH Chidambaram 11 April 2015
43 Shikhar Dhawan 106 57 PBKS Dubai International Stadium 20 October 2020
44 Shane Watson 104 57 KKR Brabourne Stadium 16 May 2015
45 Shikhar Dhawan 101 57 CSK Sharjah Cricket Stadium 17 October 2020
46 Virat Kohli 100 57 KKR Eden Gardens 19 April 2019
47 Shaun Marsh 115 58 RR IS Bindra Stadium 28 May 2008
48 Ajinkya Rahane 105 58 DC Sawai Mansingh Stadium 22 April 2019
49 Chris Gayle 104 58 SRH IS Bindra Stadium 19 April 2018
50 Hashim Amla 104 58 MI Holkar Cricket Stadium 20 April 2017

A Glimpse of Some of the Fastest 100 in IPL History

Fastest Century of IPL History: Chris Gayle – 30 balls

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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

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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

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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.

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Fastest Century of IPL: Sanath Jayasurya – 45 balls

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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

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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.

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AB de Villiers – 43 balls

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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.

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David Miller – 38 balls

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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.

Yusuf Pathan – 37 balls

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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

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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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