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Most Centuries by Indians in Cricket World Cup (Men & Women)

Everyone knows the value of a century in a cricket match. The value multiplies itself when the match is a competitive one in a tournament like World Cup. Let's take a look at the most Centuries by Indians in Cricket World Cup for both men & women.

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Everyone knows the value of a century in a cricket match. The value multiplies itself when the match is a competitive one in a tournament like World Cup. Many cricketers have hit centuries in this tournament before. Let's take a look at the most Centuries by Indians in the Cricket World Cup for both men & women.

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1. Rohit Sharma | 7 Tons

Most Centuries by Indians in Cricket World Cup (Men & Women)

Rohit Sharma scored the most centuries by Indians in the World Cup, overtaking Sachin Tendulkar's near-unbreakable record of 7 World Cup hundreds. The Indian captain started playing in ODI WC matches in 2015 and played in 3 tournaments till now. In 28 matches, Sharma hit 7 tons with the highest score being 140 runs. With an average of 65.57 and a strike rate of 105.49, he aggregated 1575 runs.

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2. Sachin Tendulkar | 6 Tons

Most Centuries by Indians in Cricket World Cup (Men & Women)

Sachin Tendulkar comes second in hitting the most centuries by Indians. The former cricketer played 45 World Cup matches from 1992 to 2011 and smashed 6 centuries. In fact, he also holds the record for scoring the most number of runs in World Cup history with 2278 runs. He has an average of 56.95 and a strike rate of 88.98 and his highest score in the World Cup is 152.

3. Virat Kohli | 5 Tons

Most Centuries by Indians in Cricket World Cup (Men & Women)

Star Indian batter Virat Kohli overtook former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly by scoring the third most centuries by Indians in the World Cup. The former Indian captain started playing in ODI World Cup matches in 2011 and played 4 WC till now. In 37 matches, Kohli hit 5 centuries with the highest score being 117 runs. With an average of 59.83 and a strike rate of 88.20, Kohli smashed 1795 runs.

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4. Sourav Ganguly | 4 Tons

Most Centuries by Indians in Cricket World Cup (Men & Women)

The fourth-highest Indian century scorer is Sourav Ganguly. From 1999 to 2007, the former captain played in 21 World Cup matches. With an average of 55.88 and a strike rate of 77.50, Ganguly hit 4 centuries and scored 1006 runs overall.

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5. Harmanpreet Kaur | 3 Tons

Most Centuries by Indians in Cricket World Cup (Men & Women)

Harmanpreet Kaur holds the record for scoring the most centuries for India in the Women's World Cup. The middle-order batter is the only woman batter present in this list. She scored 3 centuries in World Cup till now. Playing in the World Cup since 2009, she aggregated 743 runs with an average of 53.07 alongside a highest score of unbeaten 171 runs.

Sachin Tendulkar Rohit Sharma Virat Kohli Sourav Ganguly Harmanpreet Kaur