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Top 10 Best Century Makers In One Day Internationals (ODI)

We have prepared list of top 10 players according to us. We have considered following factors for the ranking :

  1. Top 50 ODI Centuries makers till 31st December 2011
  2. Centuries per Innings = CI (Preferred less than 20)
  3. Half Centuries per Innings = HCI (Preferred less than 7)

Other Point which are consider for Selections

  • Number of Centuries (Preferred more than 10)
  • Batting Average (Preferred more than 35)
  • Batting Strike Rate (Preferred more than 70)
  • Cricket playing period
  • Cricket playing duration

 

Currently Playing Top 10 Centuries Makers

Players which have been considered

1. HM Amla (SA)

Amla is revelations of sorts. The batsman considered to be more fit for longer version has shown his class in onedays too. He has play only 52 matches(51 innings) till date but has whopping 8 centuries till date!!!!!!!!… His CI is around 6 the best, HCI is 3.40 the best, 8 Centuries .

2. V Kohli (India)

Virat kohli is under fire these days because of his disastrous performance in test matches in australia , he still remains one of most promising batsman of recent times. Virat has played 71 matches and has 8 centuries till date. His CI is around 8 almost the best, HCI is 4 almost the best.

3. G Gambhir (India)

Gautam Gambhir has 9 centuries in onedays . He finds his place in our ranking because he takes 13 innings for a century but takes only 4 innings for half century.

4. KP Pietersen (England)

KP Pietersen has 7 centuries in onedays . He finds his place in our ranking because he takes 16 innings for a century but takes only 5 innings for half century.

 

Scrutiny Top 10 – CI = centuries per Innings

(Currently Playing)

 

Player
CI HCI Mat Inns Runs HS Ave
SR
100s 50s
HM Amla (SA) 6.38 3.40 52 51 2538 140 55.17 91.98 8 15
V Kohli (India) 8.50 4.00 74 71 2860 118 46.88 83.94 8 18
SR Tendulkar (India) 9.21 4.65 453 442 18111 200* 45.16 86.32 48 95
AB de Villiers (SA) 10.45 4.42 119 115 4523 146 45.68 91.29 11 26
WU Tharanga (SL) 10.50 6.30 131 126 4189 133 35.2 73.46 12 20
CH Gayle (WI) 11.74 5.19 228 223 8087 153* 39.06 83.95 19 43
RT Ponting (AUS) 12.00 4.39 370 360 13686 164 42.63 80.6 30 82
G Gambhir (India) 13.00 4.33 121 117 4302 150* 40.58 86.54 9 27
KP Pietersen (ENG) 16.00 4.87 123 112 3903 116 40.23 86.94 7 23
V Sehwag (India) 16.57 6.27 240 234 8025 219 35.66 104.62 15 37

Sachin ramesh tendulkar is god of cricket and in numbers he comes first in what ever record cricket world has seen in batting but here the most run getter comes third. He scores half century every 4.65 innings but scores century every 9+ innings. So as of now , Virat and Amla are second and first respectively in the rankings.

Here is brief of top 3 :

1. HM Amla
 
  1. HM Amla is most successful ODI Century maker in ODI history till date. Also he is most successful ODI half Century maker in ODI history.
  2. He had made Half Century after every 3 ODI and century after every 6 ODI. It is the best performance in ODI history till date.
  3. The average is more than 55 in ODI history till date. With strike rate of more than 90
  4. 9 centuries in 52 innings and 15 Half Centuries
   
2. V Kohli
 
  1. Virat is second most successful ODI Century maker in ODI history till date.
  2. He makes Half Century after every 4 ODI and century after every 9 ODI. It is the second best performance in ODI history till date.
  3. The 3rd best average around 47 in ODI history till date.
  4. 8 centuries in 68 innings and 17 Half Centuries
   
3. SR Tendulkar
 
  1. Tendulkar is third most successful ODI Century maker in ODI history till date. With good successful ODI half Century maker in ODI.
  2. He makes Half Century after every 5 ODI and century after 9 ODI. It is the third best performance in ODI history till date.
  3. The most number of centuries 48 and most number of Half Centuries 95
  4. Good average more than 45 in ODI. With strike rate of more than 85

 

Some Interesting Facts :

Out of best 50 batsman in terms of century makers based on criterias mentioned at begining , 34 are Listed. And out of best 34 , 16 are still playing. 2 Players are still playing but missing by some points.

Cont

Total

Playing

India

9

6

SA

6

4

SL

7

3

WI

7

2

Aus

6

1

Eng

4

1

Pak

8

1

NZ

2

0

ZIM

1

0

Total

50

18

For all time Top 10 …. comming shortly….

Shubham

Maulik Bhatt

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