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Fastest Century in IPL Playoffs: Rajat Patidar Fastest Hundred in IPL 2022

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Rajat Patidar Fastest Century in IPL Playoffs: The Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) season has already witnessed some spectacular performances both in the batting as well as bowling departments so far. The league stage of the entertaining competition was an absolute stupendous affair. In the important Eliminator of IPL 2022 Playoffs, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are up against the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Fastest Century in IPL Playoffs: Rajat Patidar Fastest Hundred in IPL 2022

In a high-pressure Eliminator encounter, young Rajat Patidar has taken the centerstage for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The explosive right-handed batsman smashed a remarkable maiden century off just 49 balls which is also the fastest hundred in the history of the Indian Premier League playoffs. Patidar contributed with a staggering unbeaten innings of 112 runs off only 54 balls that consisted of 12 fours and 7 sixes. The 28-year-old RCB replacement player smashed the Lucknow Super Giants bowlers all over the park and also registered the fastest hundred of IPL 2022 season.

Fastest Century in IPL Playoffs

Player Balls Taken for Century
Rajat Patidar 49
Wriddhiman Saha 49
Virender Sehwag 50
Murali Vijay 51
Shane Watson 51

 

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After losing the toss and being asked to bat first, the Royal Challengers Bangalore did not had the best of starts as they lost the crucial wicket of their captain Faf du Plessis in the first over of the match. However, the pair of Virat Kohli and Rajat Patidar then batted really well to add a crucial partnership of 66 runs. Patidar looked in a fabulous touch from the start and went on to notch up his maiden IPL hundred.

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Rajat Patidar and Dinesh Karthik composed a brilliant unbeaten partnership of 92 runs towards the end to help the Royal Challengers Bangalore finish with a massive score of 207 for 4 in their 20 overs.

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