IPL 2021: Top players who have not scored a century in IPL

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Top players who have not scored a century in IPL

The cash-rich and glamorous tournament, Indian Premier League, is all set to resume from September 19th in the United Arab Emirates. The tournament came to a staggering halt when the COVID-19 cases broke out in the Indian Premier League franchises camps.

According to recent reports, stricter bio-bubbles will be deployed in the United Arab Emirates for the smoother conduction of the tournament. Ahead of the tournament, we shall look at some astonishing facts that can keep the reader’s tenterhooks.

In this article, we shall read about the Top Players who have not scored a century in IPL. There have been stalwarts of the game who haven’t scored a century despite featuring over 100 games and winning the titles as well.

 Top players who have not scored a century in IPL:

#1) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

MS Dhoni Most Sixes in IPL

One of the most successful captains in the Indian Premier League, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has three Indian Premier League titles to his name. He has won all three titles when he was the skipper of Chennai Super Kings. He has played over 200 games in the glamorous tournament and is one of the top 10 run scorers of the league. But, the astonishing fact is that he has zero centuries to his name.

Playing in 211 league games, he has 4669 runs to his name with 84 runs being his highest. He has averaged above 40 and 23 half-centuries to his name. Will we see him scoring the century in the second phase of the league?

 

#2) Robin Uthappa

The former Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore player, Robin Uthappa has a title with Kolkata Knight Riders but has zero centuries to his name. He is a Chennai Super Kings player at the moment and has featured in 189 games for different franchises including Rajasthan Royals.

In the 189 games that Robin Uthappa has scored 4607 runs and is the ninth highest run-scorer in the Indian Premier League. He has 24 half-centuries to his name but has converted none. He has the highest score of 87 with an average of 27.92. With limited playing time at Chennai Super Kings, it remains interesting to see if he can score a century in IPL 2021.

 

#3) Gautham Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir is the third captain in the Indian Premier League with two titles to his name. Rohit Sharma has six, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has three and he is the third most successful skipper.

He has played over 150 games as an opener and a one-down batsman/Number Three batsman throughout his career in the Indian Premier League. In 152 innings, he has 4217 runs with an average of 31.23. He has the highest score of 93 and has scored 36 half-centuries during his time as a player of Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders.

 

#4) Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik photo

The former captain of Kolkata Knight Riders and now the core part of the team, Dinesh Karthik has lived a glorious career as a player of multiple teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, Gujarat Lions, Delhi Capitals, and Kings XI Punjab.

He has played over 151 games in the Indian Premier league in various positions as a batsman. He has played 141 innings and has scored 3946 runs. He came close to score the century when he scored 97 runs in an Indian Premier League and remained unbeaten at the end of the game.

Did you know that these players have not scored a century in a cash-rich tournament like the Indian Premier League 2021? What would you like to read more here? Comment below


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