Highest Score in 100th ODI match

West Indies keeper-batter Shai Hope registered his name on the elite list of players who have scored a Century in their 100th ODI match.

Arijit Barua
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Scoring a century in an international match is the ultimate goal for the batsmen that play the game. What adds to the cherry on the cake is a fact if they score it in a special game. Since the inception of ODI cricket, there have been numerous batsmen who have scored centuries in international cricket.

However, there have been some batsmen who have achieved this feat on a special day. Today, we take a look at the batsmen who have added the highest score in their 100th ODI match.

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#6. Ramnaresh Sarwan | 115*

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Ramnaresh Sarwan has been a legendary figure in the country. He has played close to 200 ODI games and scored almost 6000 ODI runs. He scored a century in his 100th ODI against India at Basseterre in 2006.

His knock helped West Indies attain a nail-biting finish to a thrilling encounter. India batted first and managed 245 runs in their 50 overs. Chasing the target, West Indies crossed the finishing line with just one ball to spare. Sarwan remained unbeaten on 115 runs off 119 balls. he smashed 10 boundaries and 2 sixes in the process.

#5. Chris Cairns | 115

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Chris Cairns is a former Kiwi batsman who has played a total of 215 ODIs for the BlackCaps. He is one of the few batsmen in world cricket to have smashed a ton in his 100th ODI. Kiwis cricketer achieved this feat at Christchurch against India in the year 1999.

Batting first, New Zealand put up a gigantic total of 300 runs in their 50 overs. Cairns scored 115 runs in just 80 balls. His innings included 7 boundaries and 7 sixes. The century came in a winning cause as India could manage only 230 runs and were bowled out in 45.3 overs.

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#4. Shai Hope | 115

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West Indies keeper batter Shai Hope becomes the third West Indies player after Ramnaresh and Gayle to achieve this feat. He becomes the 10th player to score a century in his 100th ODI match against India on July 24, 2022. Batting first West Indies were driven by Hope's innings as they reached a good total of 312 in 50 overs.

Shai Hope scored 115 runs off 135 balls including 8 fours and 3 sixes. However, it was a slow inning for Hope that he wasn't known for. His century went in vain as India managed to win the game chasing 312 runs inside 50 overs.

#3. David Warner | 124

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David Warner is the first Australian batsman to have scored a century in his 100th ODI match. Warner achieved this feat against India in Bangalore in the year 2017. Till now, Warner has played more than 100 ODI games for Australia and has scored more than 5000 runs in the format.

The visitors batted first on the flat pitch of Bangalore and smashed 334 runs in their 50 overs. Warner smashed 124 runs off just 119 balls. His innings included 12 boundaries and four sixes.

India came pretty close to the target but couldn't achieve it as they could manage only 313 runs in their 50 overs.

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#2. Mohammed Yousuf | 129

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Mohammad Yousuf is second on the list of batsmen with the highest score in their 100th ODI. Yousuf achieved this feat against Sri Lanka in the year 2002 at Sharjah. He is a legend of the Pakistan cricket team and has played close to 300 games scoring almost 10000 runs in the process.

Yousuf's ton came in a winning cause as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka comprehensively by a margin of 217 runs in that match. Batting first, Pakistan scored a total of 295/6 in their 50 overs. Yousuf smashed a blistering century as he scored 129 runs in 131 balls with 8 fours and 3 sixes. Sri Lanka bundled up for 78 runs.

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#1. Chris Gayle | 132

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Chris Gayle, the West Indian explosive opener, is standing top on the list. Gayle has played a total of 301 ODIs for the Caribbean side and has been one of the most destructive batsmen ever to grace the field of cricket. Gayle achieved this feat against England at Lord's in 2004.

Batting first, England put up 285 runs on the scoreboard for the loss of seven wickets in their 50 overs. Chasing the target, the Windies crossed the finishing line with five balls to spare. Gayle smashed 132 runs off 165 balls with 12 boundaries and a six.

N.B: The stats and records are updated as of 24/07/2022.

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