Centuries in the T20 format is a rare business. The format becomes more challenging when it comes to IPL, with the stronger sides battling each other.

So far, 85 centuries were scored in the tournament by 48 different batsmen, and 25 of them were Indian players.

Virat Kohli holds the record for scoring the most number of IPL centuries, followed by Chris Gayle, who has the highest ever individual score in the tournament (175*).

The table below will list the batsmen who have scored 3 or more IPL centuries and their highest score in the format.

Most Centuries in IPL

BATTERCENTURIESHIGH SCORE
Virat Kohli8113*
Jos Buttler7124
Chris Gayle6175*
Shubman Gill4129
KL Rahul4132*
David Warner4126
Shane Watson4117*
Sanju Samson3119
AB de Villiers3133*

Check here: Year-wise & Batting Order-Wise IPL Century Counts

Stats Insights

4 out of 7 Virat Kohli’s centuries were scored in 2016 alone, which is the most number of centuries scored by a batsman in a single season. Here you can find out Virat’s year by year records in the IPL and International cricket. Jos Buttler equalled Virat’s feat with 4 triple-digit scores in the 2022 edition.

KL Rahul and Jos Buttler are the new entries into the list after scoring 2 and 4 centuries in 2022 season respectively.

Nine other batsmen have scored two centuries – Shikhar Dhawan, Ben Stokes, Ajinkya Rahane, Virender Sehwag, Adam Gilchrist, Hashim Amla, Brendon McCullum, Murali Vijay, and Quinton de Kock.

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Out of all, ten batsmen have achieved a rare IPL feat of scoring centuries for two different franchises; Find them out here! 

From the above list, only Shane Watson has a century in IPL Finals. Find out the list of cricketers who have scored centuries in IPL Playoffs.

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