IPL 2021: Players with most number of centuries in the history of Indian Premier League
Smashing a ton for his team is the biggest dream for any batsmen when he steps out on the field. However, in T20 cricket, we seldom see players scoring centuries given there is very little time to achieve the milestone. This is the case in the most famous T20 league of the world i.e. IPL as well. In this article, we will be discussing the performance of the top three players who have scored the most hundreds in the tournament so far.
1.Chris Gayle (6 centuries):
The name who is at the top in this regard is very familiar in the world of T20 cricket. Chris Gayle who is arguably the greatest T20 player of all time has smashed a record 6 centuries in the cash-rich league. His first hundred in IPL came in 2011 and his last ton in IPL came against Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2018.
2. Virat Kohli (5 centuries):
Four of the five centuries scored by Virat Kohli in IPL came in the 2016 edition of the IPL alone, the year he averaged a colossal 81.08 and was a few runs short of scoring 1000 IPL runs in a single season. The right-handed batsman is also the leading run-scorer in IPL.
3. David Warner (4 centuries):
David Warner is one of the best players in the history of IPL. Warner has played a total of 126 matches and has scored 4706 runs so far. He is also the player with the third-most number of centuries in IPL cricket. With an average of 43.17, he has 4 IPL tons it is named.