As we all know, ODI cricket is one of the forms of the limited-overs leg. Indian team began ODI cricket since the year 1974 at Leeds in England, till now 229 players have had represented the Indian team, playing a total of 983 ODIs. India had won 512 ODIs while losing on 421 games. Besides, 41 ended up without any result and as many as nine matches were tied.
Talking about individual batting performances, various great players have had served India for a long time.
Like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli have graced the game.
Well, here we will be talking about the players who had scored a solitary ODI century in their whole career. As we know, Sachin has the most ODI hundreds (49) to his name followed by the chase master, Virat Kohli with 43*.
So, here we will brief you about the five Indian cricketers who managed a solitary ODI century during their respective careers.
5. Kapil Dev:
The legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev hails from Haryana. He led Team India when they lift the 50-over World Cup for the first time in 1983 at an iconic Lord’s Stadium in London.
In Quetta, Kapil made his debut in 1978 against Pakistan. Dev had played 225 ODIs before retiring in 1994.
Having scored just single century, that innings also came at a very crucial time in the World Cup 1983 against Zimbabwe. Where India was struggling at an initial stage, later Kapil stood firm and made 175* runs which helped India to defeat Zimbabwe.