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Record: Most Centuries in a Single ODI Match

Ijaz Ahmed, Mohammad Yousuf, Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting scored an ODI century, making it the 1st 4 ODI centuries in a single ODI Match.

At the Australia vs. Pakistan ODI in Lahore on November 10, 1998, Ijaz Ahmed (111 runs from 109 balls) and Mohammad Yousuf (100 runs from 111 balls), as well as Adam Gilchrist (103 runs from 104 balls) and Ricky Ponting (124* runs from 129 balls), respectively, each scored an ODI century, making it the first time four ODI centuries were scored in a single ODI Match.

On October 30, 2013, during an ODI between Australia and India, there was a second incident of this kind. Shikhar Dhawan (100 runs from 102 balls) and Virat Kohli (115* runs from 66 balls) provided the Indian side’s response to Shane Watson (102 runs from 94 balls) and George Bailey (156 runs from 114 balls), the century players from the Australian team. Read More: Holkar Cricket Stadium Indore Boundary Length and Seating Capacity

Most Centuries in a Single ODI Match

In ODI history, three batsmen have scored a century on the same day 37 times, 21 of those times in a single match. It happens frequently when two batsmen from one side score centuries and another from the other. On June 3, 1985, at Lord’s, three batsmen scored three centuries for the first time, Graham Gooch and David Gower from England scoring 117* and 102 respectively, and Graeme Wood from Australia scoring 114*. Read More: What is the Highest Opening Partnership for India in ODI?

Most recently, Rohit Sharma (101) and Shubhman Gill (112) have scored brilliant centuries for India against New Zealand while David Conway scored a brilliant 136 runs for the Kiwis in the 3rd ODI of the 3-match series. 

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Niladri Biswas
Niladri Biswashttp://thesportslite.com
Niladri is a football enthusiast and die-hard fan of Liverpool FC. He is currently living his passion through writing about his favorite sport at The Sportslite. He sees himself as a renowned football journalist in the future.

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