In Cricket, the winning chances of a team increase by a large extent if any batter scores a hundred. The top-order batsmen always have more chances to cross the 100-run mark given they have more balls to face. Hence, international teams like to play their best batsmen batting in the top positions. In this article, we will be listing out the top 10 players who have scored the most centuries in cricket at the international level.
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1. Sachin Tendulkar (100 Centuries)
Overall, Sachin is the leading batsman with the most centuries in Cricket history. He has scored 100 centuries at the International level in Test, ODI, and T20I.
Sachin also holds the record for most centuries in ODI. Sachin scored 49 hundred in international matches.
At home, Sachin scored 42 centuries. These are the most number of centuries at the home venue by any batsmen in cricket.
At away, Sachin scored 41 centuries. These are also the most number of centuries at away venues by any batsmen in cricket.
At neutral, Sachin smashed 17 centuries which is the most by any batter at the international level.
2. Ricky Ponting (71 Centuries)
Overall, Ricky Ponting has scored 71 centuries at the international level and comes at number 02 position on the list after Sachin.
At neutral, Ricky Ponting scored only 09 centuries.
At home, Ricky scored 36 hundred. These are the most number of centuries by any Australian batsman in Australia.
At away, Ricky Ponting scored 26 centuries which is the most number of centuries by any Australian batter in overseas conditions.
3. Virat Kohli (70* Centuries)
Overall, Virat Kohli has scored 70 international centuries and is looking toward breaking Ricky Ponting’s record of 71 centuries.
At home, Virat Kohli has scored 32 centuries at the international level.
At away, Kohli has scored 34 centuries at the international level.
At a neutral venue, Kohli has scored only 04 centuries.
4. Kumar Sangakkara (63 Centuries)
Overall, Kumar Sangakkara has scored 63 centuries at the international level i.e Test, ODI and T20I.
At home venue, Kumar Sangakkara has scored 26 centuries in Srilanka.
At away venue, Kumar Sangakkara scored 24 centuries at the international level.