Most Hundreds in Test cricket among active players

Steve Smith and Kane Williamson with 32 test hundreds are the players with the most hundreds in test cricket among players.
Joe Root after his 31st Test century vs India in Ranchi
Joe Root after his 31st Test century vs India in RanchiImage | BCCI

Scoring centuries in Test cricket is a sign of a player's skill, determination, and resilience. We'll explore the active players who have the most hundreds in Test cricket to see who currently reigns supreme in this category. Join us as we delve into their remarkable achievements on the cricketing stage.

Most Hundreds in Test Cricket among active players:

Steve Smith | 32 Test Tons

Steve Smith is the player with the most test centuries among the ‘Fab Four’
Steve Smith is the player with the most test centuries among the ‘Fab Four’ Image - Getty

With an astounding tally of 32 centuries to his name, Steve Smith stands tall as one of the most prolific run-scorers in Test cricket history. Renowned for his unorthodox yet highly effective batting style, Smith has mesmerized cricketing fans worldwide with his impeccable technique and insatiable hunger for runs. The Aussie legend till now has scored 9634 runs at an outstanding average of 58.03.

Kane Williamson | 32 Test Tons

After his 32nd test ton against South Africa in Hamilton, Kane Williamson became the quickest (number of innings) to 32 Test centuries
After his 32nd test ton against South Africa in Hamilton, Kane Williamson became the quickest (number of innings) to 32 Test centuries

Hot on the heels of Steve Smith is New Zealand's batting stalwart, Kane Williamson, who also boasts an impressive record of 32 centuries in Test cricket. Known for his elegant stroke play and impeccable temperament, Williamson's ability to anchor his team's innings and deliver under pressure has solidified his status as one of the modern-day greats.

With another test ton against South Africa in Hamilton in the recently concluded series, Willimason became the fastest batter (in terms of innings batted; 191) to score 32 test tons.

Joe Root | 31 Test Tons

Joe Root after his 31st Test century vs India in Ranchi
Joe Root after his 31st Test century vs India in RanchiImage | BCCI

Joe Root, the former captain of the England cricket team, has etched his name in the annals of cricketing history as one of the best test batters of modern day. A prolific run-scorer and a pillar of consistency, Root's sublime batting prowess has been instrumental in England's success in the longest format of the game. With more than 11000 test runs, he is England's second-highest run-getter in test cricket history. Root almost averages 50 in the purest from the game.

Virat Kohli | 29 Test Tons

Among the active players Virat Kohli has fourth most hundreds in test cricket.
Among the active players Virat Kohli has fourth most hundreds in test cricket.

Arguably one of the greatest batsmen of his generation, Virat Kohli till now has amassed 29 centuries in Test cricket, firmly establishing himself as the linchpin of the Indian batting lineup. Known for his aggressive yet technically sound approach, Kohli's ability to dominate opposition bowlers in all conditions has earned him widespread acclaim.

Kohli till now has scored 8848 test runs and averages 49.15 in his 113 test till now.

Most test tons by active players
Most test tons by active playersImage | Sportz Point

Note: Data is accurate as of 23/2/2024

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