Indian Premier League has not only been a platform for India players to stake their claim and make themselves a name but it also has provided ample opportunities to various overseas players, who over the years have produced some staggering performances to make the league even more exciting and entertaining.
2 England players who have scored a century for RR in IPL history
One of the prime reasons for the success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been the English players, who over the years have produced some sensational effort and has taken their team to great heights and have In this piece, we take a look at 2 England players who have scored century for RR in IPL history.
Ben Stokes – 107
One of the two English players who have scored a century for RR in IPL history is Ben Stokes. The all-rounder has been one of the finest to have played in the leagues. He has scored two centuries in the league with the first coming, for now, defunct Rising Pune Supergiants and the second one coming for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020. It was a staggering inning from his end as he opened the innings and smashes Mumbai Indians bowlers all over the park. He scored unbeaten 107 runs in 61 balls and batted with a strike rate of 178.33 to go with 14 fours and 3 sixes.
English players winning the MVP award in the IPL:
2017 – Ben Stokes
2020 – Jofra Archer
2022 – Jos Buttler*
He finishes with 387.5 points, a lead of more than 100 over the second place Hardik Pandya on the list.
— 12th Khiladi (@12th_khiladi) May 29, 2022
Jos Buttler – 124, 100, 103, 116, 106*
Jos Buttler is another English player who has scored a century for RR in IPL history. However, not once twice or thrice, the keeper batter has achieved the feat 5 times for the franchise in the league. His first century came in 2021 against Sunrisers Hyderabad when he scored 124 runs in just 64 balls at a strike rate of 193.75. He turned the tables around in 2022 when he smashed 4 centuries in the season and ended as the highest run-scorer in the league. He smashed tons against Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, and Royal Challengers Bangalore, registering scores of 100, 103, 116 and 106* respectively.