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Top 10 Youngest Player To Score Century In IPL

The most competitive cricket league of the world, IPL no doubts provides a great platform for all the international cricketers to form a friendly relations with each other and helps in understanding the mindset and tactics of foreign players as well. However, IPL makes some pretty amazing batsman by nourishing it against the big bowlers and provides a huge platform to the young players to show their skillsets.

Currently the 17th IPL season is going on, and we have seen many innumerable youngest IPL batsmen who has scored a century at such a young age without much experience of playing Infront of huge number of cricket fans.

Let’s take a brief look on some of the youngest IPL Players Who scored a hundred in a IPL match.

10 Youngest IPL Players Who Scored Century


1) Manish Pandey – 19y 253d

Manish Pandey is the youngest player to score century in ipl

One of the most handsome player of Indian cricket, Manish Pandey holds the record of being the youngest player to score century in IPL when he played a magnificent knock of 114* runs in 73 balls against Deccan Chargers in Centurion, South Africa.

This was the time during 2009 IPL season, when Manish Pandey was only 19 years and 253 days old with lack of experience. Yet he smashed an amazing hundred on the South African Soil.

The first ipl hundred of young Manish Pandey came under the Royal Challengers camp in 2009, where he ended up scoring 114* runs 10 fours and 4 sixes.

2) Rishabh Pant – 20y 218d

2nd youngest ipl player to smash hundred.

Nobody would have thought that a young lad named Rishabh Pant will going to conquer Australian and England bowlers like a bunny in their own home ground and dominating them on their own home conditions.

Yes, Rishabh Pant is the second youngest player to score century in IPL against SRH in 2018 IPL season. Aggressive Pant bashed all the prime SRH bowler like Bhuvneshwar and Rashid Khan and played a marvelous inning of 128* runs in just 63 balls.

Playing from Delhi Capitals in 2018 IPL, Rishabh Pant capitalize the opportunity given by the team management when he was just 20y and 218d old young and exciting talent played a knock of 128* runs which included 7 sixes and 15 fours.

3) Devdutt Padikkal – 20y 289d

Padikkal young player ipl hundred in 2021.

Usually Royal Challengers Bangalore is known for their big and star cricket players, but in 2021 RCB gave a chance to young left handed opener Devdutt Padikkal and ended up giving a upcoming promising batting talent for Indian cricket.

Born in Karnataka, Devdutt Padikkal while opening with Virat Kohli in 2021 IPL against RR executed a sensational inning of 101* runs in 52 balls by dominating against the bowlers like Jofra Archer, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman along with 11 fours and 6 sixes as well.

At the time of this knock of 101* runs against RR, the age of Devdutt Padikkal was 20y and 289 days which led him to become the 3rd youngest IPL player to score century.

4) Yashasvi Jaiswal – 21y 123d

4th youngest ipl player who made century.

Undoubtedly Rajasthan Royals has always been the one team who literally gives opportunity and a lot of backing to youngsters, the prime example is their current opener batsman, Yashasvi Jaiswal who is now ruling the world cricket.

Rajasthan Royals backed Jaiswal for 2-3 continuous years, and finally when Yashasvi Jaiswal was 21y & 123 days old he had his first breakthrough season when he made his maiden IPL hundred vs MI in Wankhede Stadium.

I am talking about the IPL 2023, Where Jaiswal became an example of hardwork and dedication for every young player out there by playing a inning of 124 runs in 62 balls which included 8 long sixes and 16 classy fours.

5) Sanju Samson – 22y 151d

Sanju samson first ever ipl century.

Many of you might surprise to know that, earlier Sanju Samson used to play for Delhi Capitals before becoming the captain of Rajasthan Royals.

Back in 2017 at the age of 22y and 151 days, Sanju Samson put a masterclass show of 102 runs of 63 balls against former IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiants by smashing 5 effortless sixes and 8 pure timing based fours.

Unfortunately despite proving his worth since 2017, Samson did not get consistent opportunities in white ball cricket. Due to lack of backing of promising talent Sanju Samson by BCCI and team management, Indian cricket is definitely missing out something big.

6) Prabhsimran Singh – 22y 276d

Ipl hundred of young prabhsimran singh in 2023.

The man who was sitting in the dugout of Punjab Kings since 2018 and when he finally got a chance to showcase his batting abilities, he exceptionally maximized the opportunity by smashing a century against Delhi Capitals in 2023 IPL.

Prabhsimran Singh is a top order batsman, at the age of 22 years and 276 days he displayed a fantastic knock of 103 runs in 65 balls with the strike rate of 158.46 against the quality bowling unit of Delhi Capitals.

The fearless batting of Prabhsimran Singh in the middle overs, especially against the spinners helped him to smash his maiden IPL hundred in 2023 and became the 6th youngest player to score century in ipl.

7) Quinton De Kock – 23y 122d

De Kock scored his maiden IPL century vs RCB.

One of the finest wicket-keeper batsman of South Africa, Quinton De Kock back in 2016 IPL season while playing for Delhi Capitals made a phenomenal maiden hundred of his ipl career against RCB in Chinnaswamy Stadium of Bengaluru.

Quinton De Kock made the RCB crowd completely silent in their home ground at the age of 23 years and 122 days while playing a match winning knock of 108 runs in just 51 balls with strike rate of 211.76 including 15 fours and 3 sixes.

However, Currently De Kock is playing with Lucknow Supergiants and after all these years, he is still the same man who fearlessly try to dominate bowlers in t20 cricket.

8) David Warner – 23y 153d

8th youngest player to score ipl century,

Australian opener, David Warner is not so behind in the list of youngest ipl players to score century as he made first ever IPL hundred in 2010 IPL season, almost 14 years before Warner thrashed a hundred for Delhi Capitals while playing against KKR.

India’s favorite Australian cricketer, David Warner at the age of 23 years and 153 days completed his 1st IPL hundred in 69 balls where he ended up scoring 107* runs in the Feroz Shah Kotla cricket ground of Delhi.

9) Shubman Gill – 23y 249d

Shubman Gill first ipl century against SRH.

As everyone calls Virat as King Kohli, Shubman Gill has earned similar name as Prince of Indian cricket due to his exceptional batting performances which he started to display from 2022 IPL and international cricket as well.

Shubman Gill gets huge amount of appreciation from all around the world as he is just 23 years and 249 days old and played a match winning knock of 101 runs in 58 balls against SRH in 2023, shows the reason why he is being called as future of Indian cricket.

10) Ajinkya Rahane – 23y 314d

10th youngest batsman to score hundred in ipl.

At this time of writing this article, Ajinkya Rahane is 35 years old but back in the days when Rahane was 23 years and 314 days old he played a knock to remember for his IPL career against RCB in 2012 while playing for RR he scored 103* runs of 60 balls with the strike rate of 171.66.

Rahane has always been someone who relies on timing and cricketing shots instead of power hitting and unorthodox strokes. Therefore scoring a hundred in 23 years of age, Rahane ranked as the 10th youngest IPL Player to score a hundred.


Virat Kohli's first IPL century?

Virat Kohli made his maiden ipl century against Gujarat Lions in 2016 in Rajkot by smashing 100* runs in 63 balls.

Who is a better batsman between samson and Rishabh Pant?

In white ball cricket, Sanju Samson has an upper hand as compare to Rishabh Pant whereas in Red Ball cricket, Rishabh Pant is way ahead than Samson.

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