Playing in their 100th ODI match is the 1st milestone for any cricketer in terms of the matches he plays. Only a few players use the big occasion to go big. Scoring 100s in their 100th match is a unique feat only big match players use to achieve. Shikhar Dhawan, the latest to achieve the feat has always been a big-match player. Let us look into the list of players who scored a century in their 100th ODI match.
Shikhar Dhawan is a player who always looks for the big stage to perform. No surprises he has the highest average in all ICC events including ICC World Cups and Champions Trophy.
Players who scored 100s in their 100th ODI
There are 9 players who scored Century in their 100th ODI, including Shikhar Dhawan. Here’s the list.
|Batsmen||Score on 100th ODI||Against|
|Mohammad Yousuf||129||Sri Lanka|
|Shikhar Dhawan||109||South Africa|
Chris Gayle stays the highest run scorer for any batsman in their 100th ODI Match. Gayle scored an unbeaten 132 against England at Lord’s while he was playing his 100th ODI.
West Indies is the only team that has more than 1 player to achieve this Go Biggie feat. In fact, they have 3 players doing so –>> G Greenidge, C Gayle & R Sarwan
Shikhar Dhawan became the 1st Indian player to achieve this feat of scoring a century in his 100th ODI.
Also, by scoring his 100 in his 100th ODI match against South Africa, Dhawan became the 2nd most runs scorer after 100 ODI matches.