It is quite obvious that a batsman is certain to shine if he plays at a high level in pressure situations. However, performing at a World Cup, in a different environment is the biggest challenge for the batsmen because it is when the bowlers come equipped with tricks.
Scoring a century in the World Cup is indeed a hard task for the battersWhile the bowlers tend to deceive the batsmen by bowling wicket-taking deliveries, it is absolutely vital for the batters to break the shackles and march on with confidence.
In the history of Indian cricket, several batsmen went on to make a name for themselves at a big stage. In this article, we will now take a glimpse at the two Indians who scored the most centuries in a World Cup with a strike rate in excess of 100.
1. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is the leading run-scorer in the history of ODI World Cups with 2278 runs at an average of 56.95. Overall, he has slammed six centuries and 15 half-centuries to his credit.
The Master Blaster tops the list as he slammed five centuries with a strike rate in excess of 100, the most by a batsman in the history of the ODI World Cups. He is the only cricketer to have slammed 100 centuries in the international circuit.
2. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is widely acknowledged as the greatest opening batsman across all three formats of the international circuit. The right-handed batsman is the only cricketer to have slammed 3 double centuries in ODIs and 4 centuries in T20Is.
He scored 978 runs at an average of 65.20 including six centuries and three fifties. He comes second on the list as he scored four centuries with a strike rate in excess of 100 in the ODI World Cup history