Modern cricket has been several batsmen who represent their country and do well in all formats. India and Australia are the batting powerhouse in International Cricket at the moment. Are Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma Steve Smith, David Warner is ruling international cricket. The above-mentioned batsmen play all three formats for their respective National teams. In this article, we take a look at a few batsmen with the most centuries in a winning cause for their respective teams.
1. Steve Smith :
A former Australian skipper Steve Smith, has scored 27 centuries in a winning cause. Most of them have been scored in Test cricket for Australia. A few have been scored in ODI Cricket a well. Smith is an all-time great in Test cricket while a modern great in OD Is.
He has been often criticized for not having found a gear as to how to score runs in the shortest format of the game. Smith 38 tons across formats to date.
2. Joe Root :
The England test skipper played one of the best knocks in Test cricket against India in Chennai recently. In England’s recent tour to the sub-continent, root looked in Prime touch and scored the most runs by England batsman.
He also has an ODI Game of his while like Smith, T20 cricket is not his forte. overall, root has 36 international centuries with 27 of them in a winning cause.
3.Rohit Sharma :
Rohit Sharma, who have scored the most international centuries in a winning cause. He became a Test regular during the World Test Championship and was India’s top scorer in the campaign.
Out of his 40 international centuries out of which seven are in Test cricket, Rohit Sharma has scored 32 of them in a winning cause. He certainly boasts of having the best conversion rate of the lot.
4. Virat Kohli:
The chase master, though he has not scored an international century since September 2019, before that he used to hit centuries for fun. The Indian skipper is third on the list of most international centuries after Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting.
Overall, he has scored 70 international centuries with 48 of them in a winning cause. Over 50 percent of those tons have come in chases.