Six Indian players to score ODI World cup century in India

Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar was the second Indian to score a World Cup century in the World Cup after Kapil Dev and the first to do so on Indian soil when he hit a ton in the 1987 World Cup against New Zealand

Sunil Gavaskar played in four World Cups which were the first four from 1975 including India's 1983 triumph. However, his first ton in the tournament only came in 1987 which proved to be his last international assignment.

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian player to score more than one century in the ODI World Cup on the home soil. Out of his six centuries in the tournament, four came on home soil across the 1996 and 2011 editions.

Sachin scored a century against Sri Lanka and Kenya in 1996 edition at Delhi and Cuttack respectively. He scored a ton against England and South Africa in Bengaluru in 2011 campaign.

Vinod Kambli

Vinod Kambli made his mark in the 1996 World Cup on home soil for the Indian team. Kambli made a knock of 106 against Zimbabwe in Kanpur.

Once labelled as the most talented young batter in the country, Kambli featured in two World Cups for India which included the 1992 and 1996. He was then dropped from the team in 1999.

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh's stunning campaign in the 2011 World Cup in which he won the Player of the tournament award as India lifter the trophy saw him score a century against West Indies.

Yuvraj Singh scored a knock of 103 in 123 balls against the two-time champions West Indies at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai as India went into the knockouts on the back of win.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is the player with the most centuries in the history of the ODI world cup with seven tons in his name. He scored a record five tons in the 2019 edition in England.

Rohit's record-breaking 7th ODI World Cup century was his first on Indian soil against Afghanistan in the 2023 edition. The Indian captain is playing an ODI world cup on Indian soil for the first time having missed out in 2011.

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli joined the elite list of Indian players to score an ODI century at home with an incredible ton against Bangladesh at the MCA Stadium in Pune during the 2023 edition which was his third in the tournament history.

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Virat did play the 2011 edition at home and even a scored ton against Bangladesh but that had come in India's only match away from home soil in Mirpur.