Last Update on: July 9th, 2021 at 05:24 pm
Indian Premier League is a prominent platform for youngsters to show their talent in India. Many youngsters bagged the spotlight with their incredible performances in IPL and then earned an opportunity to play for the national team.
IPL franchises always scout some young talents in their squads and many of these youngsters have executed magnificent performances for their teams in the tournament.
Since the Indian Premier League is a T20 tournament, smashing a century is a tough task for batsmen. However, many batsmen have managed to achieve this milestone in the last 14 editions of the T20 tournament.
So far, there are 38 players who have shattered centauries in IPL and some of these players were very young when they smacked a hundred. In this listicle, we talk about the 5 youngest players to smash a century in IPL.
5 Youngest Players To Smash A Century In IPL
5. Quinton de Kock – 23 years and 122 days
South African player Quinton de Kock takes the 5th position in this list. The wicketkeeper-batsman smashed a century in IPL 2016 when he was just 23 years and 122 days old. The left-handed batsman achieved the feat during Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore encounter.
Playing for Delhi, the wicketkeeper hit 108 runs off just 51 deliveries. He smacked 15 fours and 3 sixes during his knock. With his century, Delhi Daredevils managed to chase the 192-run target set by RCB and won the match by 3 wickets.