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Virat Kohli to Sachin Tendulkar: Here is the list of 10 players with the maximum number of centuries in international cricket

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 21 November 2017, 10:54 IST
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The first Test match between India and Sri Lanka of three-match series was a draw. The Indian skipper Virat Kohli declared the inning at the score of 352-8, after completing his century on the fifth day of the match. The century was Virat Kohli's 50th International century ( Test-18, ODI-32). When it comes to Indian players, Virat Kohli with his knock surpassed the record of Dilip Vengsarkar (17) in the list of the maximum tons in the Test, yet Kohli is still behind Mohammed Azharuddin (22), Virender Sehwag (23), Sunil Gavaskar (34), Rahul Dravid (36) and Tendulkar (51).

Here is the list of players with the maximum number of hundreds in International cricket:

1.Sachin Tendulkar (India)

Matches - 664, 100s - 100

2. Ricky Ponting (Australia)

Matches -560 , 100s - 71

3. Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

Matches - 594, 100s - 63

4. Jacques Kallis (South Africa)

Matches - 519, 100s - 62

5.Hashim Amla (South Africa)

Matches- 310, 100s – 54

6. Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)

Matches - 652, 100s - 54

7. Brian Lara (West Indies)

Matches - 430, 100s - 53

8- Virat Kohli (India)

Matches 348, 100s- 50

9. Rahul Dravid (India)

Matches - 509, 100s - 48

10.AB de Villiers (South Africa)

Matches - 409, 100s - 46

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Virat Kohli, who is just 29-year-old, has taken only 348 innings to achieve this milestone. It seems that he is going to break many more international records soon.
 

First published: 21 November 2017, 9:56 IST
 
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