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5 slowest centuries in IPL

5 slowest centuries in IPL

From Manish Pandey to Virat Kohli, check out the list of slowest century in IPL (Indian Premier League).

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has seen several scintillating knocks in the past. Over the years, many batters have given top notch performances and registered three-figure mark with the bat. While some of the knocks have been fast paced, a few of them have not been as smooth as the batters would want. On that note, let us take a look at 5 slowest centuries in IPL.

Slowest century in IPL

RankPlayerTeamOppositionScoreVenueBalls taken to score 100
1Virat KohliRoyal Challengers BengaluruRajasthan Royals113*Jaipur67 balls
2Manish PandeyRoyal Challengers BengaluruDeccan Chargers114Centurion67 balls
3Sachin TendulkarMumbai IndiansKochi Tuskers Kerala100*Mumbai66 balls
4David WarnerDelhi DaredevilsKolkata Knight Riders107*Delhi66 balls
5Jos ButtlerRajasthan RoyalsMumbai Indians100Navi Mumbai66 balls

Jos Buttler (66 balls)

Jos Buttler completed a century in 66 deliveries against the Mumbai Indians during a group-stage match of IPL 2022. He couldn’t add more to his tally after completing his hundred and ended his innings after 68 deliveries with 11 fours and 5 sixes. Thanks to his efforts with the bat, RR won the match with quite ease in the end.

David Warner (66 balls)

Representing Delhi Daredevils (Now Delhi Capitals), David Warner led the way on a sluggish Delhi track and scored 107* in 69 balls with 9 fours and 5 sixes. His century came off 66 balls as his side defeated KKR in a one-sided affair.

Sachin Tendulkar (66 balls)

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar scored his maiden IPL century against Kochi Tuskers Kerala. Tendulkar anchored one end and scored 100* in 66 balls with 12 fours and 3 sixes. Despite his efforts, MI lost the match against Kochi with one over remaining in the chase.

Manish Pandey (67 balls)

Representing RCB back in 2009, Manish Pandey opened the batting and scored 114* in 73 balls with 4 sixes and 10 fours to his name against the Deccan Chargers. Manish Pandey had completed his century in 67 balls in this game and now jointly holds the record for the slowest IPL centruy.

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