In the World Cup 2019, Team India vice-captain Rohit Sharma surprised everyone by scoring 5 centuries, by doing so, he had registered a world record. Let us tell you that Rohit Sharma scored 5 centuries in 9 matches in the World Cup last year, which is the highest century by any player in any ODI series or tournament. In this case, Rohit Sharma has also surpassed Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara, Sangakkara set a record by scoring 4 centuries in the 2015 World Cup which Rohit broke, so let’s tell you the names of Indian players besides Rohit Sharma who has made this record by scoring the most centuries in ODIs.
Rohit has done this feat only last year. In the World Cup 2019, he scored 1 half-century and scored 648 runs with 5 centuries in 9 matches. Rohit scored a century in the first match against South Africa and then scored 140 against Pakistan in the second match. Rohit scored 102 against England, 104 against Bangladesh and 103 against Sri Lanka, scored 3 centuries in 3 consecutive matches and came at number one in this list.
VVS Laxman scored 443 runs in 3 matches in 10 matches during the tri-series in Australia in 2004. He played 106 not out against Australia in Sydney, 103 runs in Brisbane and scored 131 in Adelaide against Zimbabwe to make his name in this list.
King Kohli (Virat Kohli) scored 558 runs in the year 2018 against South Africa with 3 centuries in 6 matches as well as 1 half-century. In the first ODI match played in Durban, Virat scored 112 runs, then in the third ODI played in Cape Town, Virat scored an unbeaten inning of 160 runs. After that, in the last ODI match at Centurion, Kohli played an unbeaten inning of 129 runs.
Former India captain Captain Sourav Ganguly scored 465 runs in 11 matches during the 2003 World Cup, scoring 3 centuries. Dada smashed 112 against Namibia in the group stage, after which he scored a century against Kenya in the Super Six and led the team to victory. In the semi-final against Kenya, Sourav Dada played an unbeaten inning of 111 runs and led Team India to the final.