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5 oldest cricketers to score a century in the IPL

By Bet Barter

July 9, 2021

There are several cricketers who have amassed a century in the Indian Premier League. However, there are quite a few cricketers who amassed a century for their team at a very old age. Here is a list of 5 oldest cricketers who have amassed a century in the Indian Premier League:

5. Shane Watson (36 years and 340 days)

Shane Watson was one of the most explosive cricketers to play in the IPL. Watson amassed a century for CSK in the IPL 2018 final against Mumbai Indians. During that time, Watson was 36 years and 340 days old. In 145 matches in his IPL career, Shane Watson has amassed an impressive 3874 runs in total. 

4. Sachin Tendulkar (37 years and 356 days)

Sachin Tendulkar amassed a century for MI in the IPL 2011 season. During that time, Tendulkar was 37 years and 356 days old. In 78 matches in his IPL career, Sachin Tendulkar has amassed a total of 2334 runs. 

3. Chris Gayle (38 years and 209 days)

Chris Gayle is arguably one of the most popular cricketers in the T20I format. Gayle amassed a century for Punjab in a T20 match against SRH in the IPL 2018 season. During that time, Chris Gayle was 38 years and 209 days old. In 140 matches in his IPL career, Chris Gayle has amassed an impressive 4950 runs in total. 

2. Sanath Jayasuriya (38 years and 319 days)

Sanath Jayasuriya amassed a century against CSK in a T20 match in the inaugural edition of the IPL. During that time, Sanath Jayasuriya was 38 years and 319 days old. In 30 matches in his IPL career, Sanath Jayasuriya racked up a total of 768 runs. 

1. Adam Gilchrist (39 years and 184 days)

Adam Gilchrist amassed a century for Punjab in the IPL 2011 season. During that time, Gilchrist was 39 years and 184 days old. In 80 matches in his IPL career, Adam Gilchrist amassed a total of 2069 runs in total.

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