In the Eliminator, RCB were superb versus LSG, gaining a 14-run win. They managed 207/4, riding on Rajat Patidar's century.

Rajat Patidar scored heavily against Lucknow Super Giants in Eliminator of IPL 2022. The 28-year-old slammed a hundred on 49 balls in the most important contest of his IPL career. Despite losing Faf du Plessis, Virat Kohli, and Glenn Maxwell, he continued hitting the rival bowlers for boundaries.

He slammed 12 fours and 7 sixes in his knock to take RCB to 207/4 in 20 overs.

He hit the fastest hundred by an uncapped player in the tournament’s history. 

Rajat’s three-figure mark was also the fastest in the IPL playoffs.

Fastest Century in IPL Playoffs

49b – Rajat Patidar*

49b – Wriddhiman Saha

50b – Virender Sehwag

51b – Murali Vijay

51b – Shane Watson

He is also the first RCB batter to score a century in the knockout stages of the league.

Patidar became the fifth player to score a ton in the IPL playoffs. 

Centuries in IPL Playoffs

Murali Vijay vs. DD (2012)

Wriddhiman Saha vs. KKR (2014)

Virender Sehwag vs CSK (2014)

Shane Watson vs. SRH (2018)

Rajat Patidar vs. LSG (2022)*

The Mandya Pradesh-based player becomes the first batsman in IPL history to score a century in the Eliminator.

His unbeaten 112 runs was the fifth-highest score in the playoff games of the tournament. 

Highest Score in IPL Playoffs

122 – Sehwag vs. CSK 

117* – Watson vs. SRH 

115* – Saha vs. KKR 

113 – Vijay vs. DD 

112* – Patidar vs. LSG*

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