Mumbai, May 27: In the second qualifier of IPL 2022, Jos Buttler’s bat has once again flashed. In the match against RCB (Rajasthan Royals vs RCB), Butler scored a storming century, hitting an unbeaten 106 off 60 balls, including 10 fours and 6 sixes. This is Butler’s fourth century in the IPL this season. With Butler’s century, Rajasthan has reached the IPL final, while RCB’s challenge has come to an end. Butler is the sixth player to score a century in the IPL play-offs. Earlier, Sehwag, Watson, Riddhiman Saha, Murali Vijay and Rajat Patidar had scored centuries in the play-offs. Butler is the second highest scorer in the IPL. Chris Gayle has the most 6 centuries in IPL history. While Virat Kohli and Butler have scored 5-5 centuries each, and Butler has equaled Virat Kohli’s record of scoring the most 4 centuries in a single season in the IPL. Virat also scored 4 centuries in 2016 IPL.
Butler reached 800Joss Butler has crossed the 800-run mark in the IPL season. He has scored 818 runs in 16 matches with a strike rate of 150.64 and an average of 58.43, including 4 centuries and 4 fifties. Butler hit 78 fours and 44 sixes this season. Virat Kohli holds the record for most runs scored in an IPL season. Virat had scored 973 runs in the 2016 IPL. David Warner is second on the list with 848 runs. Butler needs 31 more runs to break Warner’s record and 156 runs to break Virat’s record, but it is difficult for Butler to break Virat’s record. The IPL final between Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans will be played on May 29, in which Butler will return to the field.
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