The excitement of IPL T20 fantasy games seems to never dim down! The 12th edition of IPL has given glittery start with wins, losses and controversies.
One of the major reasons for the popularity of T20 IPL fantasy cricket is because this format guarantees fiery batting and stroke plays from the batsmen. Shorter boundaries and the fielding limitations are ideal for batsmen. This helps them to play big shots all around the cricket field.
During the last 11 years of IPL, the IPL fantasy league fans have witnessed some powerful hitting and incredible batsmen. As the die-hard cricket fans, we are hoping that this year too at the end we are getting some mind-blowing records from our favourite teams and cricketers.
Check out the top 5 fastest centuries till now in IPL T20 cricket game.
Chris Gayle – 2013
‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle holds the record for the fastest century in IPL history. On 23 April 2013, Royal Challengers Bangalore was playing against Pune Warriors when Gayle scored a century off 30 balls. Till date this is the fastest ton in any format of professional cricket. Gayle went on smashing 175 off 66 on this day and it also remains the highest individual T20 total.
Yusuf Pathan –2010
The Baroda all-rounder unleashed his supreme hitting skills on 13 March 2010 against Mumbai Indians bowling skills. Yusuf Pathan was playing for Rajasthan Royals, smashed century off 37 and hit eight sixes and nine fours.
Watching the exceptional batting performance in a remarkable 213-run chase the then RR captain Shane Warne described Pathan’s innings as the best he had seen in his career.
David Miller – 2013
The South African swashbuckler David Miller lived up to his reputation of a destructive batsman on 06 May 2013. He came in to bat at a position when his side, Kings XI Punjab was struggling and still needed 140 to win.
Miller pulled off one of the most memorable run-chases in the history of the game. He unleashed himself in the 14th over and smashed 38-ball 101 helping his team win the match with two overs to spare.
Adam Gilchrist – 2008
The veteran Australian opener Adam Gilchrist smashed 42-ball 100 to take Deccan Chargers to 10-wicket victory against Mumbai Indians. Chasing a target of 154 on 27 April 2008, Gilchrist’s attack ensured his team won in just 12 overs at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Gilchrist smashed 10 sixes and nine fours in his unbeaten 155-run stand with VVS Laxman.
AB de Villiers – 2016
Mr 360, who completed his ton from just 43 deliveries on 14 May 2016. The South Africa captain, AB de Villiers struck 12 sixes and 10 fours in his score of 129 from 52 deliveries.
*Records have been compiled as on April 11, 2019
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