The Indian Premier League is the most popular and entertaining professional cricket league where players show their participation from all over the globe. The IPL Cricket matches have witnessed some extra-ordinary performance from the last 10 years. Cricket fans have seen some of our players to set records and unleash the power-hitting shots in the IPL history.
The record of hitting the fastest century in the IPL match brings the top three players in limelight with Chris Gayle on the top of the list hitting a century in 30 balls in 2013, Yusuf Pathan in 37 balls in 2010 and David Miller in 38 balls in the year 2013.
Chris Gayle, an incredible player from West Indies made his debut in 1998, at age 19 from Jamaica. Thereafter, his performance has been excellent. He, in 2013 broke the record of Australian Andrew Symonds‘s 34-ball ton in 2004 by hitting a century in 30 balls. The IPL match was between Royal Challengers Banglore and Pune Warriors. The century was achieved against seven dot balls, four singles, eight fours, and 11 sixes for the home side at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. West Indies batsman closed his innings with 17 sixes and 13 fours with the highest Twenty20 score of 175 not out and making a total of 263 for five.
Second, in the list comes The Indian International cricketer, Yusuf Pathan who made his debut in 2001/02. The IPL match of 2010 was the first match for both the Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the league. In this IPL match, Yusuf started with Rajasthan Royals and hits 100 off 37 balls in Mumbai which marked the IPL history. The team was in a chase of 213. Pathan hit eight sixes and nine fours along with an incredible phase of 11 balls in which Pathan scored 54 runs. Even after this incredible innings, he couldn’t win it for his team, however, the achievement still remains in the record book of IPL history. Yusuf has also celebrated the IPL victory thrice, once with the Rajasthan Royals (RR) and twice with the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
By hitting a century in 38 balls, David miller adds one more record after Yusuf Pathan. David Andrew Miller, a South African cricketer, is an aggressive left-handed middle-order batsman and a right-arm off-spin bowler. He made his debut in 2007-08 and was the former captain of the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL cricket match. The cricketer showed his incredible innings of 101 off 38 deliveries in the match of Kings XI Punjab v/s Royal Challengers Bangalore to lead the team to victory at the IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali in 2013. Miller played the slower ball with ease and targeted wicket area, holding up the 100 partnership with Rajagopal Sathish with a six off a short-ball.
These out-standing and record-beating innings hold the spirits high for the cricket fans and make IPL matches one of the popular sports leagues enjoyed globally by the audience.
About FSL11 Fantasy Sports App
FSL11 is a premium fantasy sports platform where you can play fantasy cricket games and Fantasy Cricket Leagues online. Just create your fantasy cricket team and compete with the online players. Download Fantasy Cricket App FSL11.