Royal Challengers Bangalore's AB de Villiers smashed Mumbai Indians' bowlers all over the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday en route to a spectacular century. In the process, he also notched up the highest individual score in Indian Premier League season 8 eight so far. We take a look at the top 10 highest individual scores in the edition so far.
AB de Villiers (133 not out): The South African one-day skipper smashed an unbeaten 133 for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. De Villiers needed merely 59 deliveries for his spectacular knock. He hit an unbelievable 19 fours and 4 sixes. His strike rate was also exceptional at 225.
Chris Gayle (117): Not surprisingly, another hard-hitting RCB player finds himself in the list. He made 117 from 57 balls against Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore on May 6. The knock included 7 fours and 12 sixes at a strike rate of 205. It wouldn't be wrong to say that Punjab's bowlers were clueless.
Brendon McCullum (100): The Chennai Super Kings opener made exactly a 100 from 56 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Chennai on April 11. McCullum struck 7 fours and 9 sixes at a strike rate of 178.5
Rohit Sharma (98 not out): The Mumbai Indians captain played the knock against Kolkata Knight Riders at Kolkata on April 8. Sharma got the runs of 65 balls with 12 fours and 4 sixes at a strike rate of 150.7.
Chris Gayle (96): He again comes into the list. The maverick batsman hit 96 from 56 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 11. The knock featured 7 fours and as many sixes at a strike rate of 171.
Ajinkya Rahane (91 not out): The in-form Rajasthan Royals opener made 91 not out from 54 balls against Delhi Daredevils at the Brabourne Stadium on May 3. Rahane hit 9 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 168.5
David Warner (91): The Sunrisers Hyderabad captain hit 91 from 55 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 22 at Visakhapatnam. The left-hander's knock included 9 fours and 4 side at a strike rate of 165.
Shreyas Iyer (83): One of the few bright spots for Delhi Daredevils, Iyer made 83 from 56 balls against Mumbai Indians at Delhi on April 23. Iyer hit 7 fours and 5 sixes in the innings at a strike rate of 148.
Virat Kohli (82 not out): The RCB skipper played this knock in the same match where de Villiers got the hundred. His knock came off 50 balls, and included 6 fours and 4 sixes. He ended with a strike rate of 164 in the match.
Brendon McCullum (81): The Chennai opener makes his second appearance. He made 81 from 61 balls against Rajasthan Royals at Chennai on May 10. McCullum hit 7 fours and 4 sixes at an average of 132.7
--By A Cricket Correspondent