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Most centuries in cricket world cup single edition

By Vipin - 2023-11-16 15:45:09
Most centuries in cricket world cup single edition The ICC Cricket World Cup has seen some amazing batting performances over the years. Among these impressive achievements, one of the most prestigious records is the ability of batsmen to consistently shine on the global stage by scoring runs in a consistent basis. Some batsmen have hit centuries and have been able to hit 3 or more centuries in a single edition. This list highlights the extraordinary talents who have stepped up during crucial stages.

1.Rohit Sharma – 5 (2019)


In the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Rohit Sharma delivered an exceptional performance. He accumulated a total of 648 runs in 9 innings, making him the highest run-scorer in the tournament. He managed to score 5 centuries in those 9 innings, setting a historic record as the first ever batsman to achieve this in a single edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup.

He scored an unbeaten 122 against South Africa, 140 against Pakistan, 102 against England, 104 against Bangladesh and 103 against Sri Lanka.

2.Quinton de Kock – 4 (2023)

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In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, outgoing South African opener Quinton de Kock has been in outstanding form. He has already accumulated 531* runs in just 7* innings, making him the current top run-scorer of the tournament. He has scored 4 centuries in the tournament.

He scored 100 against Sri Lanka, 109 against Australia, an impressive 174 against Bangladesh and another ton against New Zealand in Pune.

3.Kumar Sangakkara – 4 (2015)


In the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, Kumar Sangakkara had an outstanding performance. He managed to score a total of 541 runs in just 7 innings, which made him the second-highest scorer in the tournament, with Martin Guptill being the only one to surpass him in runs. Sangakkara scored 4 centuries in those 7 innings, making him the first ever batsman to score four centuries in a single edition of ICC Cricket World Cup. He also became the first ever batsman to score 4 ODI centuries in 4 consecutive matches, a truly remarkable feat.

His remarkable centuries included an unbeaten 105 against Bangladesh, 117 not out against England, 104 against Australia and 124 against Scotland.

4.Rachin Ravindra – 3 (2023)


In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, New Zealand’s Rachin Ravindra has been in an excellent form. Making his World Cup debut, he began the campaign with a century (123*) against England. He has scored an impressive 523 runs including 3 centuries and two fifties in just 8 innings

His exceptional performances include scoring 123 not out against England in Ahmedabad, 116 against Australia in Dharamsala and 108 against Pakistan in Bengaluru.

5.Virat Kohli – 3 (2023)

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In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, Virat Kohli has displayed exceptional form, marking his fourth ODI World Cup appearance with three centuries. Leading the tournament’s scoring charts, Kohli has amassed an impressive 711 runs in 10 matches, making him the first player to exceed the 700-run milestone in an ICC Cricket World Cup.

His noteworthy innings include an unbeaten 103 against Bangladesh in Pune, 101 not out against South Africa in Kolkata, and a pivotal 117 against New Zealand in the semi-final in Mumbai, where he achieved his 50th century in ODI cricket, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most ODI tons.

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