The cricket fraternity has witnessed plenty of batters struggling to dictate the terms and dominate the proceedings in English conditions because of the green and grassy pitches. It offers a great deal of assistance to the bowlers.
Besides that, the grass cover plays a role in helping the ball to seam and bounce to a great extent. As a result, it would be more challenging for the batters to go about their business. Yes, scoring runs would be a bit trickier and thus, it is advisable to approach the innings carefully.
Needless to say, some batters have approached the game meticulously and went on to create milestones in England. Let’s go through the names of three batsmen from India who scored the most centuries in England.
1. Rohit Sharma
Indian captain Rohit Sharma is the best opening batsman across formats in the current era. Popularly known as “Hitman”, Rohit Sharma has also scored as many as nine centuries in England as a visitor.
Notably, five of his centuries came during the ICC ODI World Cup 2019 in England, which is the maximum number of centuries scored by any batsman in a single edition of the World Cup tournament. In England, Rohit Sharma slammed 7 ODI centuries, 1 Test century and 1 T20I century.
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2. Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. The Indian batting great was a spectacular performer for the team in both Tests and ODIs.
He comes second on the list as he scored a total of eight centuries in England as a visitor. Popularly known as “The Wall of Indian Cricket”, Dravid scored six Test centuries and two ODI centuries in England.
3. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is widely regarded as the best batsman in the world and he is also the leading run-scorer in both Tests and ODIs, a staggering record that still remains intact.
The Indian batting great comes third on the list as he scored as many as seven centuries in England (4 Test centuries and three ODI centuries).
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