A Century is regarded as a landmark score for batsmen in all formats, and scoring it was uncommon until the late 19th century.
Scoring a century in ODIs was not a piece of cake during the 1970s when the pitches and conditions were not suitable to bat.
India, one of the top teams in the format, has always been a tricky opposition to bat against, especially in their home conditions.
One of the greatest batsmen of all time, Sir Viv Richards, held onto the record of scoring 3 centuries against India in the 50-overs format before the 1990s. Then, later this record was beaten by many other batsmen.
This article will list the top ten cricketers who have scored the most centuries against India in ODI cricket,
|Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)||7||89||189|
|Ricky Ponting (AUS)||6||59||140*|
|Kumar Sangakkara (SL)||6||76||138*|
|AB de Villers (SA)||6||32||119|
|Quinton de Kock (SA)*||6||17||135|
|Nathan John Astle (NZ)||5||29||120|
|Salman Butt (PAK)||5||21||129*|
|Steven Smith (AUS)*||5||21||149|
|Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)||4||70||160*|
|Mahela Jayawardene (SL)||4||87||128|
Apart from the above players, others who scored 4 centuries against the men in blue are Aaron Finch, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Gary Kirsten, Chris Gayle and Saeed Anwar.
Sanath Jayasuriya, one of the greatest batsmen of all time, who has played 445 matches overall, is also the cricketer with the most matches against India – 89. He also holds the record for most ducks (34) in his ODI career. He also tops the Asia Cup batting records like a champ.
Ricky Ponting has scored the most ODI runs (2164) by an Australian player for his country against India at an average of 40.07.
Quinton de Kock has 6 ODI hundreds against his favorite team, India. He has only played 17 matches against Men in blue to reach this record. It is the least number if matches for any player against India to reach this record.
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