Three Foreign Wicketkeeper-Batsmen Who Scored Century In IPL History
The hosting of the 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) is under dilemma. However, the fans have enough memory to cherish and celebrate the old records of the past tournaments. The speciality of IPL is that you always witness some unthinkable performances by a batsman or a bowler which led them to win the game.
As editions of IPL’s are passing by, new records are being built or some old are being broken. Not only Indian cricketers dominate the field but also foreign players equally contribute to the field. The popularity of the league has invited many big cricketers around the world to create history.
Here, in this article, we will discuss foreign wicketkeeper batsmen who have registered the century in IPL history. Interestingly, there are only three such batsmen who have achieved this feat.
The foreign wicket-keeper batsmen who have scored a century in IPL history:
3. Quinton de Kock, 108 (51) vs RCB, 2016
South African current captain Quinton de Kock has good records in the Indian field. He always dominates the opposition when he is in the form. His special innings was witnessed against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their home in 2016.
RCB set up the target of a mammoth total of 192 runs. In reply, Delhi Daredevils’ opener Shreyas Iyer lost his wicket early while his opening partner de Kock set up himself in the crease. The southpaw kept ticking the scoreboard amid Sanju Samson also lost his wicket. Karun Nair gave support to de Kock. Both of them dismantled the opposition. The Proteas hit 15 fours and 3 sixes in his 108-run knock before Shane Watson sent him back to the pavilion.
Although de Kock did the major work for Delhi Daredevils (now known as Delhi Capitals), JP Duminy completed the remaining formalities along with Nair (54*).
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