IPL: Youngest overseas batters to score a century

Quintin de Kock

The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 has already given rise to many youngsters. With the likes of Tilak Varma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and many more performing to the best of their abilities, the tournament has been known to flesh out many young stars who go on to become world-beaters.

Over the years, flourishing young talent has been a culture at the IPL. In the ongoing edition of the competition, there have been many knocks that have dazzled the crowd, so let us have a look at the top three youngest overseas batters to hit a century.

David Miller (23 years and 330 days)

South African batter David Miller sits at number three on the list of the youngest overseas batters to score a century in the IPL. Miller was 23 years and 330 days old when he hit a ton in the 2013 IPL. Representing Kings XI Punjab, Miller scored a brilliant 101* runs in 38 deliveries and chased the target down against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

David Warner (23 years 153 days)

Ace Australian batter David Warner is the second youngest overseas batter to score a century in the IPL. Warner was 23 years and 153 days old when he hit a ton against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2010. He notched up 107* runs in 69 deliveries and helped Delhi Daredevils notch up a respectable total that Kolkata failed to chase down.

Quinton de Kock (23 years 122 days)

South African batter Quinton de Kock is the youngest overseas batter to hit a century in the IPL. At 23 years and 122 days of age, de Kock hit a ton in the 2016 IPL against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He amassed 108 runs to his name in just 51 deliveries and was crucial in Delhi Daredevils chasing the target down and winning the game.