Top 5 Batsmen with Most World Cup Centuries


Here are the 5 most successful batsmen in Cricket World Cup history with the maximum number of centuries(100s):

7 Centuries

  • Rohit Sharma (India)
    • 137 against Bangladesh in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
    • 123 against South Africa in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
    • 140 against Pakistan in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
    • 102 against England in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
    • 104 against Bangladesh in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
    • 103 against Sri Lanka in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
    • 131 against Afghanistan in the 2023 Cricket World Cup

6 Centuries

  • Sachin Tendulkar (India)
    • 127* against Kenya in the 1996 Cricket World Cup in Cuttack, India.
    • 140* against Kenya in the 1999 Cricket World Cup in Bristol, England.
    • 152 against Namibia in the 2003 Cricket World Cup in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
    • 100 against England in the 2011 Cricket World Cup in Bangalore, India.
    • 120 against England in the 2011 Cricket World Cup in Chennai, India.
    • 111* against South Africa in the 2011 Cricket World Cup in Nagpur, India.

4 Centuries

  • Mark Waugh (Australia),
    • 130* against New Zealand in the 1996 Cricket World Cup in Jaipur, India.
    • 126 against Kenya in the 1996 Cricket World Cup in Visakhapatnam, India.
    • 110 against South Africa in the 1999 Cricket World Cup in Leeds, England.
    • 104* against New Zealand in the 2003 Cricket World Cup in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  • Sourav Ganguly (India),
    • 183 against Sri Lanka in the 1999 Cricket World Cup in Taunton, England.
    • 100* against Kenya in the 2003 Cricket World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa.
    • 111 against Namibia in the 2003 Cricket World Cup in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
    • 107 against Kenya in the 2003 Cricket World Cup in Durban, South Africa.
  • AB de Villiers (South Africa),
    • 146 against the Netherlands in the 2011 Cricket World Cup in Mohali, India.
    • 162* against the West Indies in the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Sydney, Australia.
    • 134* against India in the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Melbourne, Australia.
    • 101* against Ireland in the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Canberra, Australia.

Here are other successful batsmen in Cricket World Cup history based on their total runs scored in the tournament.

  1. Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa)
  2. David Warner
  3. Adam Gilchrist (Australia)
  4. Matthew Hayden (Australia)
  5. Virat Kohli (India)
  6. Brian Lara (West Indies)
  7. Jacques Kallis (South Africa)
  8. Saeed Anwar (Pakistan)
  9. Martin Guptill (New Zealand)
  10. Javed Miandad (Pakistan)
  11. Tillakaratne Dilshan
  12. Mahela Jayawardena

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