Chris Gayle is the undisputed King of IPL, making no less than 5 centuries in the history of the league where no batsman has even made 4. Gayle also owns the record of highest IPL score = 175 and fastest IPL century = 30 balls. There have two batsmen to make 3 hundreds = Virat Kohli & AB de Villiers and 6 batsman to make 2 individual tons in IPL = David Warner, Virender Sehwag, Shane Watson, Adam Gilchrist, Brendon McCullum, Murali Vijay.
Note that all these batsmen with more than one century in IPL are openers (except AB de Villiers). Notice the presence of Adam Gilchrist among these special IPL batsmen as he played only 80 matches after retiring from International cricket.
There have been 18 other batsmen to score one century. following list tabulates that..
|AB de Villiers||3||118||20||133*||7|
1 IPL century = Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Shaun Marsh, Ajinkya Rahane, Michael Hussey, Sachin Tendulkar, Mahela Jayawardene, Yusuf Pathan, Lendl Simmons, David Miller, Andrew Symonds, Manish Pandey, Sanath Jayasuriya, Kevin Pietersen, Wridhiman Saha, Paul Valthaty, Quinton de Kock and Steve Smith.
Most half centuries in IPLCentury in a 20 over inning is little too ambitious goal and often, special innings finish without reaching the three figure mark. Hence, in following, we list the batsmen with most scores over 50 in IPL over the years, a record currently held by Gautam Gambhir (no century) and Suresh Raina, closely followed by Rohit Sharma, David Warner and King Gayle..
|AB de Villiers||23||118||3||20||270||136|