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CSK skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad achieves a record MS Dhoni & Rohit Sharma haven’t

CSK skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad achieves a record MS Dhoni & Rohit Sharma haven’t

Gaikwad has achieved a record in just 8 matches that Rohit and Dhoni couldn't in 163 and 235 matches as captains.

Ruturaj Gaikwad played a captain’s knock against the Lucknow Super Giants. The Chennai Super Kings skipper carried his bat, scoring 108 runs of his team’s total of 210. The opener scored the eighth century of the IPL 2024 season and took his team to a match-winning total.

But what many won’t know is that Ruturaj Gaikwad is the 8th IPL captain to score a century. He now holds a record that MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma failed to grasp their hands on despite leading their sides for 16 and 10 years, respectively.

IPL captains to score a century

Virat Kohli has the most centuries (5) as an IPL captain, all of which have come for the Royal Challengers Bengaluru. KL Rahul is second on the list, scoring three hundreds. Rahul has scored one ton for the Punjab Kings and two for the Lucknow Super Giants. There are six other skippers who have one century each, and Ruturaj Gaikwad is the 8th and latest entrant on the list. 

CaptainCenturiesTeam
Virat Kohli5Royal Challengers Bengaluru
KL Rahul3Punjab Kings (1)
& Lucknow Super Giants (2)
Sachin Tendulkar1Mumbai Indians
Sanju Samson1Rajasthan Royals
Virender Sehwag1Delhi Capitals
Ruturaj Gaikwad1Chennai Super Kings
David Warner1Sunrisers Hyderabad
Adam Gilchrist1Punjab Kings
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