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Elite List: Centuries in All 3 International Formats of Cricket

International cricket now has three faces. Since the inception of T20 internationals on February 17, 2005, in Auckland between Australia and New Zealand, the sport has seen multiple changes, from scheduling to how the players and coaches approach the game.

It has become a quality for a top international batsman to adapt and excel in all three formats. On that note, only a few have cracked the code to create success in all three formats.

This article will list all the batters who have achieved the triple feat of scoring at least one hundred in all three formats of the game.

OrderPlayerFirst Test CenturyFirst ODI CenturyFirst T20I Century
1Chris Gayle (WI)175 vs Zimbabwe (Jul 2001)152 vs Kenya (Aug 2001)117 vs South Africa (Sep 2007)
2Brendon McCullum (NZ)143 vs Bangladesh (Oct 2004)166 vs Ireland (Jul 2008)116* vs Australia (Feb 2010)
3Mahela Jayawardene (SL)167 vs New Zealand (Jun 1998)120 vs England (Jan 1999)100 vs Zimbabwe (May 2010)
4Suresh Raina (IND)120 vs Sri Lanka (Jul 2010)101 vs Hong Kong (Jun 2008)101 vs South Africa (May 2010)
5Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)163* vs Zimbabwe (Nov 1999)117* vs Netherlands (Jul 2006)104* vs Australia (Aug 2011)
6Martin Guptill (NZ)189 vs Bangladesh (Feb 2010)122* vs West Indies (Jan 2009)101* vs South Africa (Dec 2012)
7Ahmed Shehzad (PAK)147 vs Sri Lanka (Jan 2014)115 vs New Zealand (Feb 2011)111* vs Bangladesh (Mar 2014)
8Faf du Plessis (SA)110* vs Australia (Nov 2012)106 vs Australia (Aug 2014)119 vs West Indies (Jan 2015)
9Rohit Sharma (IND)177 vs West Indies (Nov 2013)114 vs Zimbabwe (May 2010)106 vs South Africa (Oct 2015)
10Shane Watson (AUS)120* vs Pakistan (Dec 2009)126 vs West Indies (Jun 2008)124* vs India (Jan 2016)
11Tamim Iqbal (BAN)128 vs West Indies (Jul 2009)129 vs Ireland (Mar 2008)103* vs Oman (Mar 2016)
12KL Rahul (IND)110 vs Australia (Jan 2015)100* vs Zimbabwe (Jun 2016)110* vs West Indies (Aug 2016)
13Glenn Maxwell (AUS)104 vs India (Mar 2017)102 vs Sri Lanka (Mar 2015)145* vs Sri Lanka (Sep 2016)
14Kevin O’Brien (IRE)118 vs Pakistan (May 2018)142 vs Kenya (Feb 2007)124 vs Hong Kong (Oct 2019)
15David Warner (AUS)123* vs New Zealand (Dec 2011)163 vs Sri Lanka (Mar 2012)100* vs Sri Lanka (Oct 2019)
16Mohammad Rizwan (PAK)115* vs South Africa (Feb 2021)115 vs Australia (Mar 2019)104* vs South Africa (Feb 2021)
17Babar Azam (PAK)127* vs New Zealand (Nov 2018)120 vs West Indies (Sep 2016)122 vs South Africa (Apr 2021)
18Jos Buttler (ENG)106 vs India (Aug 2018)121 vs Sri Lanka (May 2014)101* vs Sri Lanka (Nov 2021)
19Dawid Malan (ENG)140 vs Australia (Dec 2017)125 vs Netherlands (Jun 2022)103* vs New Zealand (Nov 2019)
20Virat Kohli (IND)116 vs Australia (Jan 2012)107 vs Sri Lanka (Dec 2009)122* vs Afghanistan (Sep 2022)
21Shubhman Gill (IND)110 vs Bangladesh (Dec 2022)130 vs Zimbabwe (Aug 2022)126* vs New Zealand (Feb 2023)

Chris Gayle is the first batter to score hundreds in ODI, Test, and T20I, when he scored a shortest-format century against South Africa in the inaugural match of the first-ever T20 World Cup in South Africa.

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Team-wise, India has five members who have achieved this feat, whereas Pakistan comes next with three entrants to this elite list.

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