IPL 2021: Devdutt Padikkal slams maiden IPL century off just 51 balls, check out Twitter reaction
Devdutt Padikkal opened RCB’s innings with captain Virat Kohli. RCB have coasted to a fourth consecutive victory for the first time in the history.
Devdutt Padikkal, the stylish Karnataka southpaw was in his elements from the beginning of Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals encounter. This would be the first match of the IPL 2021 season where a team has won without losing any wicket. RCB has coasted towards the fourth consecutive victory of the tournament for the first time in the franchise’s history.
RCB’s opener Devdutt Padikkal replicated his incredible domestic form and went on to hit his maiden IPL century becoming the third youngest player to smash a hundred in the ongoing IPL 2021 on Thursday, April 22. Padikkal set up RCB’s victory with his 100 off just 51 deliveries.
Padikkal started attacking the Rajasthan Royals bowlers from the beginning with the pursue of 178 runs at the Wankhede Stadium. He hit twin boundaries against Shreyas Gopal. The opener hit a boundary on the first ball of the 17th over to complete his century on the 51th ball of the innings. His innings consisted nine impressive fours and six maximums.
Watching such swashbuckling performance, twitter has erupted with praises for Padikkal, check out here:
trust in 20-year-old namma huduga Devdutt Padikkal to deliver! such a gem and he is just getting started 🔥 fab innings by Virat to make it 4/4 for @RCBTweets! the season is looking good! #IPL2021 #RCB #DevduttPadikkal #RCBvRR https://t.co/SQsGWRlalJ
— Shiv Kumar (@42Shiv) April 22, 2021
What a ridiculous chase this by RCB
Absolute galvanising state of mind for Rajasthan Royals
What a way to get your maiden IPL century Devdutt Padikkal 🤯
Virat Kohli on the other hand had tremendous flow
Chased down 178 in just 16.3 overs
Cracker of a performance
— Anmol Raj (@Anmol56520065) April 22, 2021
A brilliant 💯 for @devdpd07 101(52) with 4s-11, 6s-6…..🙌
Absolute domination by @RCBTweets as they beat @rajasthanroyals by 10 wkts…👍
Well played @imVkohli 72(47) with 4s-6, 6s-3……#RCBvRR #RoyalsFamily #Rcb #Ipl2021 #VIVOIPL #devduttpadikkal #ViratKohli pic.twitter.com/YGK2WTun6b
— Aman Raj (@___amanraj_) April 22, 2021
Great 10 Wkts Win For RCB In His 200th Match🔥❤️ #PlayBold
Ye Hamari RCB Nhi Hai💥
Ee Sala Cup Namde 🏆
— Abhishek Kumar (@abhishek_itmi) April 22, 2021
— Harsh🔥 (@yah_iam_harsh) April 22, 2021
— Naved Shaikh (@navedanco46) April 22, 2021
— Abhijeet ♞ (@TheYorkerBall) April 22, 2021
— Kalyug (@BiasOfLeft) April 22, 2021
— Krrish (@GKReddie) April 22, 2021
20 year old Devdutt Padikkal scored 100 in IPL.
*20 year old me everyday pic.twitter.com/HQHCeQ6GYD
— Vikyath (@Vikyath15) April 22, 2021
— Rajkumar N (@The_Rajkumar) April 22, 2021