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IPL Centuries Distribution by Batting Positions of the Scorers

It isn’t a shocker for anyone to find out that most of the IPL centuries are scored by the opening batsmen.

Out of 87, only 21 centuries in IPL have been notched up by batsmen other than openers.

The table below illustrates the distribution of IPL centuries by batting positions:

POSITION100SHIGHEST SCORE
Opener66Chris Gayle (175*)
No. 314AB de Villiers (133*)
No. 44Rishabh Pant (128*)
No. 53Ben Stokes (103*)
TOTAL87Chris Gayle (175*)
Table: IPL Centuries Distribution by Batting Positions

Stats Insights

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