Scoring a century in the ODI format is quite a daunting task because the batsman needs to be extra careful in his approach while facing the top-quality bowling attack. Any lapse of concentration may put the batsman on the back foot. The batter needs to possess concentration, determination, caution and aggression.
If the batsman has all these qualities, then he is certain to pile up a truckload of runs. Besides that, he needs to get off to a good and confident start to the game, which will help him take the game to the next level. Indian cricket has witnessed plenty of top-quality batters who made a name for themselves in the sport.
Let’s now dive deep into the list of four Indian cricketers with the most centuries after 35 ODIs.
1. Shubman Gill – 6 centuries
Shubman Gill has been in a rich vein of form for India in the ongoing calendar year. He is the only player to go past the 1000-run mark this year. Overall, he has aggregated 1230 runs in 20 games at a phenomenal batting average of 72.35 including 5 centuries, 5 fifties and 1 double century. Overall, he scored 1917 runs in 35 ODIs at an average of 66.1 including six centuries and nine half-centuries.
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2. Shikhar Dhawan – 5 centuries
Shikhar Dhawan was one of the best attacking opening batters for India during the playing days of his career. The experienced campaigner was best known for playing a fearless brand of cricket. He comes second on the list as he scored five centuries after 35 ODIs. Overall, he mustered 6793 runs at an average of 44.1 including 17 centuries and 39 half-centuries.
3. KL Rahul – 4 centuries
KL Rahul comes third on the list as he scored four centuries after 35 ODIs. He has accumulated 2265 runs at an average of 48.19 for India in ODIs including six centuries and 15 half-centuries.
4. Virat Kohli – 4 centuries
Virat Kohli smashed four centuries after 35 ODIs. Later on, he went on to become the best ODI batsman in the world. India’s run-machine has mustered 13027 runs at an average of 57.39 including 47 centuries and 65 half-centuries.
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