IPL 2021: 5 batsmen who can break Chris Gayle’s record of fastest century in IPL 2021- The Indian Premier League/ IPL is a run-fest for the batsmen. Multiple batting records are achieved every season as bowlers are hammered out of the park on numerous occasions. Apart from six sixes in an over, a lot of things have occurred in the IPL. Today, we are going to discuss players who can break Chris Gayle’s record of the fastest century in the IPL 2021. He had slammed 30-ball 100 against now-defunct Pune Warriors India (PWI) in IPL 2013. The Punjab Kings batsman went on to score 175 runs off 66 balls in that particular match. The batsmen in the fray to break his bug record also include KL Rahul, AB De Villiers.
Here are five players who can break Gayle’s record of fastest century in IPL 2021; check out
AB De Villiers
Mr. 360 is one of the reliable batsmen. He tops the list in the terms of breaking big records in the IPL. AB De Villiers had slammed 3 centuries in IPL till date. He is also equal with David Warner in terms of scoring the fastest century in the IPL. He is also on the verge of completing 5,000 runs in IPL. He will play the opening match for RCB in IPL 2021 opener. The South Africa legend would like to set IPL on fire.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman David Warner is the only current IPL batsman who features in the top 5 list of fastest century hitter in the IPL (except Gayle). He has slammed 43-ball hundred against KKR at Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium.
Another SRH opening batsman Jonny Bairstow is in the form of his life. He smashed 94 and 122 in the 1st and 2nd ODI against India. In his 21 IPL appearances, Bairstow has scored 790 runs.
The Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul emerged as the highest run-scorer in IPL 2020. He also holds the record of fastest fifty (14 balls) in IPL. The cricketer is coming on the back of the good form in the last two matches. All he needs to do is aim for the century record in IPL 2021. Till date, he has smashed two centuries in the Indian Premier League.
The Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina would like to put a strong statement in IPL 2021 after a year-long gap for the Yellow army. He ranks fourth in terms of scoring the fastest fifty in IPL. On his day, Raina can take on any bowler and break the seven-year-old record held by the ‘Universe Boss’.
Last but not the least; don’t be surprised if Chris Gayle ends up breaking his own record.
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