Virat Kohli Breaks Chris Gayle’s Record; First Player To Score 7 IPL Tons

• Kohli is the first player in IPL history to score seven tons
• Kohli broke Chris Gayle’s long-standing record

Virat Kohli once again stepped up in a crucial match for Royal Challengers Bangalore, scoring a magnificent unbeaten knock of 101 against Gujarat Titans (GT) in 61 balls at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru to assist his team put a large total of 197 on the board and Virat Kohli breaks Chris Gayle’s record.

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By virtue of his outstanding performance, Kohli broke Chris Gayle’s long-standing record for the most centuries in IPL history and became the undisputed owner of the title. He also became the first player to achieve seven centuries in IPL history.

Most Centuries in IPL history

  • Virat Kohli- 7
  • Chris Gayle- 6
  • Jos Buttler- 5

Shikhar Dhawan and Jos Buttler both scored back-to-back hundreds in the IPL before to Kohli’s feat in 2022. In an incredible run chase against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Thursday, May 18, Kohli produced a historic century to keep his team’s hopes of making the playoffs alive.

RCB only needed a win to guarantee their spot in the playoffs despite Mumbai Indians’ (MI) victory earlier in the day. But in the final league stage game played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday, RCB knocked out after loss by six wickets to GT (Gujarat Titans), eliminating them for the IPL 2023 Playoffs.

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Mumbai Indians finished in fourth place, which allowed them to qualify for the IPL Playoffs. Over the course of 16 editions, MI achieved its tenth Playoff qualification.


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