Top 5 Fastest Centuries in IPL History

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Top 5 Fastest Centuries in IPL History
Top 5 Fastest Centuries in IPL History

In the world of cricket, IPL is the most excitement and thrilling platform for the fans where they regularly witness record-breaking performances. IPL has changed the expectations and limits of an individual to a great extent. There was a time when scoring a century in T20 format was the ultimate glory for a player. But now the focus is shifted to scoring a century with minimum balls. In this article, we will take a look at the Top 5 Fastest Centuries in IPL History.

Top 5 Fastest Centuries in IPL History

1. Chris Gayle (30 balls) RCB vs Pune Warriors (2013)

Gayle scored the fastest IPL century
Highest IPL score – chris gayle 175

Chris Gayle, the Universe Boss holds the record of scoring highest individual score as well as scoring the fastest IPL century. In IPL 2013, while playing against Pune Warriors, Chris Gayle smashed 175 runs in just 66. Gayle completed his ton in just 30 balls. It was once in a lifetime performance and those who witness it are most lucky.

2. YK Pathan (37 balls ) RR vs MI (2010)

Top10 IPL centuries
Top10 IPL centuries – Yusuf Pathan

Former Indian all rounder Yusuf Pathan holds the second place in the list of fastest IPL centuries. In the match against Mumbai Indians, Yusuf played an amazing innings of 100 runs off 37 balls. Unfortunately, Rajasthan lost the match as Yusuf was ran out in the climax of match.

3. David Miller (38 balls) KXI Punjab vs RCB (2013)

Fastest centuries in IPL history
Fastest centuries in IPL history

South African batsman David Miller is at third spot in the list of fastest IPL centuries. Miller achieved this feat against their arch rivals Royal Challengers Bangalore. He completed his maiden IPL ton in 38 balls. It was quite special because Miller scored it while chasing a target of 191 runs. After the departure of top 4 players of Punjab, Miller came to bat and led his team to victory.

4. Adam Gilchrist (42 balls) DC vs MI (2008)

Fastest centuries in IPL history
Fastest centuries in IPL history – Adam Gilchrist

Adam Gilchrist’s century against Mumbai Indians in the maiden IPL season got the fourth spot in fastest IPL centuries. While batting first, Mumbai gave the target of 155 runs to Deccan Chargers. Gilchrist opened the innings and single handedly dominated the game. DC won the game by 10 wickets in just 12 overs.

5. AB de Villiers (43) RCB vs GL (2016)

IPL centuries List
IPL centuries List – Ab De Villiers against Gujrat Lions

If we are talking about fastest IPL centuries, then it is quite obvious that the name of Ab De Villiers will be there. In IPL 2016, RCB played the fixture against Gujarat Lions in green jersey. ABD was at his best in that green jersey. Mr. 360 took just 43 balls to complete his century and went on to score a total of 129 runs.