It is very uncommon to watch players score a century every day in T20 cricket but batsmen do score big when it’s their day. In a global tournament like IPL, we do witness some of the greatest individual innings. In this article, we will know about the Top 5 All-time Highest Individual Score in IPL history.
Know all about Top five batsmen with the highest individual score in IPL
#1 Chris Gayle – 175*(66)
It’s not shocking that the Universal Boss holds the first rank. In 2013 against PWI, Gayle smashed an unbeaten 175* off just 66 balls, scoring a century in just 30 balls. This inning was a record itself for being the fastest century in IPL and highest individual score in the whole T20 format. Gayle smashed a total of 13 fours and 17 sixes that innings with a strike rate of 265.15.
#2 Brendon McCullum – 158*(73)
The now KKR coach smashed an unbeaten 158* off just 73 balls in the first-ever match in IPL against RCB playing for KKR, being the All-time Highest Individual Score in IPL. McCullum struck 10 fours and 13 sixes in his innings with a strike rate of 216.43. This inning remains to be one of the best debut innings ever played in the whole cricketing history.
#3 AB de Villiers – 133*(59)
The world-class South African scored an unbeaten knock of 133* of just 59 balls against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2015. He shared a memorable partnership with Virat Kohli for 215 runs. AB went on to hit the ball all around the park, scoring 19 fours and 4 sixes in his innings with a strike rate of 225.43.
#4 KL Rahul -132*(69)
KL Rahul holds the record for scoring the highest runs in IPL among Indians. In 2020, KL Rahul hammered RCB bowlers to score 132* off just 69 balls. His innings consisted of 14 fours and 7 sixes all total with a strike rate of 191.30.
#5 AB de Villiers – 129*(52)
Mr. 360 impressed the cricket world yet again by scoring an undefeated 129* runs off just 52 balls against GL in 2016. AB de Villiers played his master innings with a strike rate of 248.07 hitting 10 fours and 16 sixes in the process.
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