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Stats: Batters with Most Centuries against a Single Opponent in IPL

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a fierce battle between bat and ball. Many stalwart batters have displayed their top-notch batting skills by taking on a particular opponent.

Some of them have even hammered centuries against their favourite opponent. However, a few have done it more than once, showcasing their dominance against a team.

In this article, we’ll list the batters with the most centuries against a single opponent in the IPL. 

Most Centuries against a Single Opponent in IPL

PlayerCenturiesAgainstHigh Score
KL Rahul3Mumbai Indians103*
Jos Buttler2Kolkata Knight Riders107*
Jos Buttler2Royal Challengers Bengaluru106*
Chris Gayle2Punjab Kings117
Yashasvi Jaiswal2Mumbai Indians124
Virat Kohli2Gujarat Lions109
David Warner2Kolkata Knight Riders126

Note: Stats include batters with 2 or more centuries against a single team.

Key Insights

3 centuries smashed by KL Rahul against Mumbai Indians are the most by a batter against a single opponent. His first hundred came in 2019 while playing for Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), and the next 2 came in 2022 while playing for Lucknow Super Giants.

Rahul and Virat Kohli are the only 2 batters to score 2 or more tons against the same opposition in a single IPL season. Rahul did it against MI as mentioned above, while Kohli notched up 2 hundreds against Gujarat Lions in 2016. (Check out Virat Kohli’s IPL hundreds here.)

Jos Buttler is the only batter to score 2 or more centuries against 2 different opponents. The opener has smashed multiple tons against KKR and RCB while playing for Rajasthan Royals.

1: Yashasvi Jaiswal is the only batter to bring up 2 centuries against the same opponent in consecutive IPL seasons. The southpaw batter smashed his first hundred against MI in 2023 and followed it up with another in 2024.

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Apart from KL Rahul, David Warner has smashed centuries against the same team while representing 2 different teams. He has scored 2 hundreds against KKR, with the first coming in 2020 for Delhi and the other in 2017 for Hyderabad.

Warner has also scored 1000+ runs against KKR, putting him among the top 10 batters with the most runs against an IPL opponent.

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