Jos Buttler smashed a superb hundred to power Rajasthan Royals to 220/3 against Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match in Delhi on Sunday, setting a new record for the highest individual score by a Rajasthan Royals player.
Put into bat, opener Buttler cracked a 64-ball 124, while skipper Sanju Samson made 48 off 33 balls to take RR across the 200-mark. The total was more than enough against a David Warner-less SRH and RR won by
It was Buttler’s first century in the shortest format across leagues and internationals. His previous highest in T20s was 95 not-out.
For SRH, spinner Rashid Khan (1/24), Vijay Shankar (1/31) and Sandeep Sharma (1/50) took one wicket each.
Highest individual scores in IPL
|Gayle||175*||265.15||RCB||v Warriors||Bengaluru||23 Apr 2013|
|McCullum||158*||216.43||KKR||v RCB||Bengaluru||18 Apr 2008|
|de Villiers||133*||225.42||RCB||v Mum Indians||Mumbai||10 May 2015|
|Rahul||132*||191.30||Kings XI||v RCB||Dubai (DSC)||24 Sep 2020|
|de Villiers||129*||248.07||RCB||v Guj Lions||Bengaluru||14 May 2016|
|Gayle||128*||206.45||RCB||v Daredevils||Delhi||17 May 2012|
|Pant||128*||203.17||Daredevils||v Sunrisers||Delhi||10 May 2018|
|Vijay||127||226.78||Super Kings||v Royals||Chennai||3 Apr 2010|
|Warner||126||213.55||Sunrisers||v KKR||Hyderabad (Deccan)||30 Apr 2017|
|Buttler||124||193.75||Royals||v Sunrisers||Delhi||2 May 2021|
Here are some numbers and reactions to the innings from Buttler: