Most 100 By Teams in One Day Internationals

New Zealand is 8th team to reach 100 centuries in ODIs

Since 5 Jan 1971, birth of One day International matches, total 3598 matches have been played and 2215 players batted. Only 327 players have been able to score centuries.

Individual Centuries

Indian master batsman Sachin Tendulkar leads the list of individual century makers with 49 in his name, followed by another legendary batsman Australian Ricky Ponting with 30 centuries. In top 10 players with highest centuries. India and Sri Lanka have 3, 3 players each and Australia, West Indies, South Arica and Pakistan have 1 each.

Name Matches Inns Runs Average Centuries
SR Tendulkar (India) 463 452 18426 44.83 49
RT Ponting (Aus/ICC) 375 365 13704 42.03 30
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 445 433 13430 32.36 28
SC Ganguly (Asia/India) 311 300 11363 41.02 22
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 263 258 8881 36.85 21
HH Gibbs (SA) 248 240 8094 36.13 21
V Kohli (India) 150 142 6232 51.5 21
KC Sangakkara (Asia/ICC/SL 397 373 13693 40.99 21
TM Dilshan (SL) 307 281 9401 39 20
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 247 244 8824 39.21 20

Most 100 By Teams in One Day Internationals

Australia has more century makers than anyone else, 40. England has 38. But the leading with accumulative 224 centuries, team India has 35 players to reach milestone. New Zealand players reached their accumulative 100 centuries landmark in ODIs, today. They are last to reach landmark in top 8 well known teams. Here is a complete list of teams, matches played, centuries and how many players have contributed.

Team Span Matches Won Centuries Players
India 1974-2015 872 437 224 35
Australia 1971-2015 848 522 184 40
Pakistan 1973-2015 830 440 166 33
West Indies 1973-2015 724 370 154 34
Sri Lanka 1975-2015 745 352 149 21
South Africa 1991-2015 528 326 141 25
England 1971-2015 638 307 121 38
New Zealand 1973-2015 673 290 100 32
Zimbabwe 1983-2014 437 113 47 17
Bangladesh 1986-2014 294 85 28 12
Ireland 2006-2015 90 41 18 7
Kenya 1996-2014 154 42 10 9
Netherlands 1996-2014 76 28 10 6
Scotland 1999-2015 74 26 12 6
Afghanistan 2009-2015 45 24 9 5
Canada 1979-2014 77 17 5 4
Bermuda 2006-2009 35 7 2 2
Asia XI 2005-2007 7 4 2 2
U.A.E. 1994-2014 18 5 1 1
Papua New Guinea 2014-2014 2 2 1 1
Africa XI 2005-2007 6 1 1 1
ICC World XI 2005-2005 4 1 1 1

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Author is Asif Raza, a cricket enthusiast. he tweets @RazaJoya.