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Top 7 fastest 100 sixes in IPL history

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The Indian Premier League is a well-known T20 cricket competition that takes place once a year. IPL will be in its 17th season in 2024, having debuted in 2008. The IPL’s T20 format has helped it gain a reputation for creating thrilling matches with thrilling chases and thrilling batting situations.

Even though the IPL benefits batsmen, reaching a century in cricket is still a very difficult achievement. Nonetheless, a few players in the IPL have achieved an incredible century. Here is a list of the IPL’s quickest 100 players.

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14Quinton de Kock (DC)
13Virender Sehwag (DC)
12Virat Kohli (RCB)
11Andrew Symonds (DEC)
10Cameron Green (MI)
9Murali Vijay (CSK)
8Mayank Agarwal (PBKS)
7Sanath Jayasuriya (MI)
6David Warner (SRH)
5AB de Villiers (RCB)
4Adam Gilchrist (DEC)
3David Miller (PBKS)
2Yusuf Pathan (RR)
1Chris Gayle (RCB)

Top 7 fastest 100 sixes in IPL history

The race to score the fastest century exemplifies how IPL cricket has evolved, pushing limits and shattering records. Its sheer spectacle has captivated followers worldwide, reflecting a sense of boldness and courage. So, below are the fastest 100 sixes in IPL till now:

7. Sanath Jayasuriya (MI)

Top 7 fastest 100 sixes in IPL history

Sanath Jayasuriya is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and captain who played for the Mumbai Indians (MI). In 2008, Jayasuriya became the first MI player to score a century, hitting 109 against the Chennai Super Kings. Sanath Jayasuriya, a batter for the Mumbai Indians (MI), scored 31 sixes in the 2008 IPL season. Jayasuriya was the first batter to score the most sixes in the IPL’s inaugural season. 

Total runs114
Balls to reach 10045

6. David Warner (SRH)

Australian T20I international cricket player David Andrew Warner was born on October 27, 1986. He was also a former Test vice-captain. Warner, a left-handed opening batter, is the first player from Australia to be picked for the national squad in any format without having played first-class cricket in 132 years.

Total runs126
Balls to reach 10043

5. AB de Villiers (RCB)

After playing for 15 years for South Africa, Abraham Benjamin de Villiers was awarded the ICC ODI Player of the Year three times and became one of the five Wisden players of the decade around 2019. He is recognized as the finest batsman of his time and as one of the greatest cricket players in the sport’s history.

Total runs129
Balls to reach 10043

4. Adam Gilchrist (DEC)

Adam Craig Gilchrist is a former Australian cricket captain and commentator. He was born on November 14, 1971, and is 1.86 meters tall. His nicknames are “Churchy” and “Gilly”. Gilchrist is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who played as a wicketkeeper batter. 

Total runs109
Balls to reach 10042

3. David Miller (PBKS)

David Miller plays for the South African national team. He’s a left-handed batsman and occasional wicket-keeper who’s known for his power-hitting. Miller is 1.91 meters tall and was born on June 10, 1989. He made his debut for the Dolphins in 2007-08 at the age of 17. He holds the record for playing the most international cricket matches without appearing in a Test match. 

Total runs101
Balls to reach 10038

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2. Yusuf Pathan (RR)

Yusuf Pathan is a former Indian cricketer who retired in February 2021. He was born on November 17, 1982, and is 6’1″. Pathan was first selected for the Baroda Under-16 team in 1999-2000. He quickly moved up to the Baroda U-19 and West Zone U-19 teams. He was able to score 100 runs in just 37 balls.

Total runs100
Balls to reach 10037

1. Chris Gayle (RCB)

Chris Gayle, a Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) player, holds the record for the fastest century in IPL history. On April 23, 2013, Gayle scored 175 runs off 66 balls against Pune, including 13 fours and 17 sixes. Gayle reached 100 in just 30 balls, his highest personal score in a single IPL game. Gayle is also the first batsman in IPL history to score 100 sixes. 

Total runs175
Balls to reach 10030
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