Top Five Batsmen With Most Centuries in World Cup History
The World Cup 2019 is all set to spit fire on the ground. The competition will not just be between ten teams, it’ll be among the players and the fans as well. Starting from 30th May, the teams will go head-on with each other to claim the trophy while the players will be fighting off to make the most out of it.
Hitting a century in the limited-overs game is every cricketer’s dream while making a century in the World Cup is cherry on top. The grand event of cricket is one of the biggest stages to mark an impactful hundred. If we turn over the pages of the World Cup history, we’ll see manuscripts of record makers lying all around.
One such manuscript would be of the most century-makers in the World Cup history. Here are the top five in the World Cup history.
Top Five Batsmen With Most Centuries in World Cup History:
#5 AB De Villiers:
The former South African batsman has been regarded as one of the most versatile batsmen in all formats of cricket. Termed as the knight of the team, Villiers has smashed almost every bowler on every ground for his team. In an innings against hapless West Indies, he rammed the Caribbean bowlers with his 162 off just 66 balls. He drove the ball across the boundary nine times, while the ball went over the boundary ropes 16 times.
It isn’t just this, he also holds the fifth position for hitting most centuries in World Cup history. With a strike rate of 117.29 in 23 matches, Villiers had made four centuries and six half-centuries at an average of 63.52.
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