The performance of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team has been poor all season. But the only player who really looked good with the bat this season was Heinrich Klaasen. He played a brilliant century of 104 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 65th match of the season. In this inning he hit 8 fours and 6 sixes. This was the seventh century of IPL 2023. If we talk about the maximum number of centuries in a season, then this season has become the second most centuries season so far. Right now, the second inning of this match and after that there are 9 matches left.
Heinrich Klaasen became the seventh batsman to score a century in IPL 2023 and the second batsman to score a century for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the same season. Not just this, he became the fourth overall batsman for Sunrisers Hyderabad after David Warner, Johnny Bairstow and Harry Brook. His team may have been helpless this season, but he became the only player to score more than 400 runs for the team this season.
List of all centuries in IPL 2023
- Harry Brook – 100 not out (55) vs KKR
- Venkatesh Iyer – 104 (51) vs Mumbai Indians
- Yashasvi Jaiswal – 124 (62) vs Mumbai Indians
- Suryakumar Yadav – 103 not out (49) vs Gujarat Titans
- Prabhsimran Singh – 103 (65) vs. Delhi Capitals
- Shubman Gill – 101 (58) vs. Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Heinrich Klaasen – 104 (51) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
This happened in IPL after seven years.
Let us tell you that there is a record of max 8 centuries in one IPL season. But this season has jointly become the second most goal-scoring season of the century with just 9 games remaining. At the beginning of the year 2016, seven centuries were scored in one season. That is to say, after seven years, once again seven centuries have been scored in one season. At the same time, the last season i.e. 2022 is at the top of this list when eight centuries were seen in that season.