India Today – Ambati Rayudu became the 13th Indian and 51st overall to score a hundred in the Indian Premier League in Chennai Super Kings’ 8-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Sunday.

Summary

  • (MATCH REPORT | HIGHLIGHTS | PHOTOS)This was the fourth hundred this season after, Rishabh Pant’s unbeaten 128 against SRH, Shane Watson’s 106 against Rajasthan Royals and Chris Gayle’s unbeaten 104 against SRH again.
  • #IPL2018 centurions…
  • Rayudu’s ‘purple patch’ though had began against SRH away at Hyderabad, when he scored a 37-ball 79 as CSK had won the match by 4 runs.
  • Rayudu has 16 fifties in the IPL, with his previous best of 82 coming this season against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  • Centuries in the IPL by Indians:Manish Pandey (RCB) 114* vs DC in 2009Yusuf Pathan (RR) 100 vs MI in 2010Murali Vijay (CSK) 127 vs RR in 2010Paul Valthaty (KXIP) 120* vs CSK in 2011Sachin Tendulkar (MI) 100* vs Kochi in 2011Ajinkya Rahane (RR) 103* vs RCB in 2012Rohit Sharma (MI) 109* vs KKR in 2012Murali Vijay (CSK) 113 vs DD in 2012Suresh Raina (CSK) 100* vs KXIP in 2013Wriddhiman Saha (KXIP) 115* vs KKR in 2014Virat Kohli (RCB) 100* vs GL in 2016Virat Kohli (RCB) 108* vs RPS in 2016Virat Kohli (RCB) 109 vs GL in 2016Virat Kohli (RCB) 113 vs KXIP in 2016Sanju Samson (DD) 102 vs RPS in 2017Rishabh Pant (DD) 128* vs SRH in 2018Ambati Rayudu (CSK) 100* vs SRH in 2018


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