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Most IPL Hundreds by an Overseas Player: Jos Buttler IPL 2022 steals the show with 3rd Century

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Jos Buttler IPL 2022: While playing for the Rajasthan Royals (RR), explosive opening batsman Jos Buttler has been in a tremendous form during the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). With his outrageous and stylish shots, the England batsman has definitely set the stage on fire in this T20 carnival. The Rajasthan Royals are currently locking horns with the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.

Most IPL Hundreds by an Overseas Player: Jos Buttler IPL 2022 steals the show with 3rd Century

Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler has once again stolen the show with a staggering innings of 103 runs off only 61 balls that included a total of 9 fours and 5 sixes in the ongoing game against Kolkata Knight Riders. Buttler notched up his second century of IPL 2022 and third hundred in the history of the T20 tournament. He also scored an outstanding earlier in the ongoing T20 competition during the game against Mumbai Indians.

Jos Buttler now has the joint third most number of IPL hundreds by an overseas player with as many as three centuries being tied with AB de Villiers. Chris Gayle holds the all-time record of hitting a total of 6 IPL hundreds while both David Warner and Shane Watson have notched up 4 tons each.

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Most IPL Hundreds by an Overseas Player

Player Number of IPL Centuries
Chris Gayle 6
David Warner 4
Shane Watson 4
AB de Villiers 3
Jos Buttler 3
Brendon McCullum 2
Ben Stokes 2
Hashim Amla 2
Adam Gilchrist 2

 

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Even after losing the toss and being asked to bat first, the Rajasthan Royals have managed to post a mammoth total of 217 for 5 on the scoreboard in their quota of 20 overs. Jos Buttler played a memorable innings of 103 runs while Sanju Samson scored 38 runs off 19 balls. Towards the end, Shimron Hetmyer smashed yet another crucial unbeaten cameo of 26 runs off just 13 deliveries.

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For the Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunil Narine picked up two wickets. The trio of Shivam Mavi, Andre Russell and Pat Cummins also finished with a wicket each.

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