Fastest century in IPL: Indian Premier League is one of the biggest T20 competitions in the world. It is the mostly watched cricket tournament in the world. Its quality is unmatched due to the quality of players playing in the tournament. There are highly talented domestic players with star international players in every team which makes the competition extremely tough. Scoring a century in this format isn’t an easy thing.
IPL has produced a no. of breathtaking centuries so far. Let’s have a look at top 5 fastest centuries in the IPL so far:
The fastest century in the IPL has been scored by ‘The Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle. His knock is still rated by many as the best T20 knock ever. Gayle broke several records in this knock and smashed Pune bowlers all around the park. His power was on display in his whole innings as he cleared the boundaries easily. Batting first on an excellent batting track at Chinnaswamy Stadium, he was unstoppable that day. Even though some wickets were tumbling from the other end, Gayle reached his century from 30 balls and created a world record.
Gayle was able to stay right till the end and scored a mammoth 175 off just 66 balls. This is still the highest individual score by any batsman in T20 cricket. RCB went on to score 263/5 which is still the highest score in IPL. Not only this, Chris Gayle also picked up 2 wickets in the only over bowled by him in this match. Without any doubt, he was adjudged the Man of the Match.