A lot of people scored centuries in the Indian Premier League. But the record of Highest individual score in T20 cricket belongs to Chris Gayle. He scored a mammoth 175* off 66 balls against 'Pune Warriors India' in IPL 2013. While no one reached this score, there are a lot of Indians who have scored centuries in the IPL.
Let's take a look at those Indian Batsmen who have scored centuries in the Indian Premier League.
First Indian to score a century in IPL. He achieved the milestone in the second edition of IPL. He smashed a 114* against Hyderabad Deccan Chargers.
Murali Vijay is now representing India in test cricket.
Murali has two IPL 100s for Chennai Super Kings, one in 2010 and another in 2012.
His 113 in 58 deliveries helped CSK to qualify for the finals in 2012.
Yusuf Pathan holds the record of fastest 100 by an Indian player in IPL.
His 37 ball 100 against Mumbai Indians in 2010 is the second fastest 100 in IPL cricket.
Not many knew about Paul Valthaty until April 13, 2011. Playing for the Kings XI Punjab in his first IPL season, the right-handed batsman smashed the Chennai Super Kings bowlers to score a sensational hundred in the history of the tournament. In fact, his unbeaten 63-ball 120 not only won KXIP the game, but it also remained as the top individual score that season.
Virender Sehwag has 2 IPL Hundreds for two different franchises.
He scored 119 vs Deccan Chargers in 2011 season for Delhi Daredevils and 122 against Chennai Super Kings for Kings XI Punjab in 2014 season.
The Master Blaster scored his first T20 hundred against Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011.
But the masterclass innings went in vain as Kochi beat Mumbai by 8 wickets.
Rohit Sharma's maiden IPL century came in 2012 against Kolkata Knight Riders.
He smashed 109 off 76 balls helped Mumbai to win by a margin of 27 runs
Ajinkya Rahane had a wonderful IPL season in 2012.
His IPL 100 came in just 86 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore
Leading run-scorer in Indian Premier League, Raina walked in at 27 for 1 in the fourth over and remained unbeaten to score a 100 in just 53 balls in an innings that was studded with seven fours and six sixes.
Wriddiman Saha scored a hundred in 2014 IPL final against Kolkata Knight Riders. He remained unbeaten 115 with 10 fours and 8 sixes
Indian skipper was the leading run scorer in IPL 2016 with 973 runs.
All of his four IPL hundreds so far came in that single season, most by any batsmen in a single T20 tournament.
Below is the list of Virat's IPL 2017 highest scores:
113(50) Vs Kings XI Punjab
109(55) Vs Gujarat Lions
108*(58) Vs Rising Pune Supergiants
100*(63) Vs Gujarat Lions
Sanju Samson is the only Indian player to score a 100 in 2017 IPL season so far.
He scored 102 runs off 63 balls against Rising Pune Supergiant.