Rohit Sharma is the first and only batsman in the world to score five hundreds in a single World Cup
Rohit Sharma is the first and only batsman in the world to score five hundreds in a single World Cup

Most hundreds in a single world cup, 5 hundreds, Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is the first and only batsman in the world to score five hundreds in a single World Cup. In 2019 world cup, Rohit scores were, 122, 57, 140, 1, 18, 102, 104, 103 and 1 in 9 innings. He holds the record of most hundreds in a single world cup.

Rohit along with Sachin holds the record of most centuries in World Cups with 6 hundreds each. Rohit took just 16 innings (total 977 runs) for his six centuries, spanning two World Cups (2015 & 2019).

Rohit Sharma centuries in World Cup 2019

RunsBalls4s6sSRDismissalOppositionGroundStart Date
122*14413284.72not outSouth AfricaSouthampton05-Jun-19
57703181.42caughtAustraliaThe Oval09-Jun-19
140113143123.9caughtPakistanManchester16-Jun-19
1100010bowledAfghanistanSouthampton22-Jun-19
18231178.26caughtWest IndiesManchester27-Jun-19
10210915093.57caughtEnglandBirmingham30-Jun-19
1049275113caughtBangladeshBirmingham02-Jul-19
10394142109.6caughtSri LankaLeeds06-Jul-19
140025caughtNew ZealandManchester09-Jul-19

Most Centuries in World Cups

In the history of the Cricket World Cup, several players have scored hundreds (a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings) during the tournament. However, the record for the most hundreds in a single World Cup is currently held by Rohit Sharma of India, who scored 5 centuries during the 2019 World Cup.

Rohit’s first century came in India’s opening match of the tournament against South Africa, where he scored 122* runs off 88 balls. He followed this up with 140 runs against Pakistan and then 3 centuries in 3 consecutive matches. 102 against England, 104 against Bangladesh and 103 against Sri Lanka.

most hundreds in a single world cup

Sharma’s five hundreds in the 2019 World Cup helped India reach the semi-final, where they were defeated by New Zealand. In addition to his 5 centuries, he also scored one half-century during the tournament, finishing with a total of 648 runs in 9 innings.

Sharma’s performance in the 2019 World Cup is considered one of the greatest individual performances in the history of the tournament. He is also the only player to score five hundreds in a single World Cup, and his five centuries also set a record for most in a single tournament.

In conclusion, Rohit Sharma of India holds the record for most hundreds in a single Cricket World Cup, with five centuries during the 2019 tournament.

Most hundreds in World Cups

PlayerSpanMatchesInnsNot OutsRunsHSAveBFSR10050
RG Sharma (IND)2015-20191717297814065.2101995.9763
SR Tendulkar (IND)1992-201145444227815256.95256088.98615
KC Sangakkara (SL)2003-201537358153212456.74177086.5557
RT Ponting (AUS)1996-2011464241743140*45.86218079.9556
DA Warner (AUS)2015-20191818299217862101198.1243
SC Ganguly (IND)1999-200721213100618355.88129877.543
AB de Villiers (SA)2007-2015232231207162*63.521029117.2946
ME Waugh (AUS)1992-199922223100413052.84119983.7344
TM Dilshan (SL)2007-2015272541112161*52.95119692.9744
DPMD Jayawardene (SL)1999-2015403431100115*35.48128085.9345

FAQs

How many centuries did Rohit Sharma score in the 2019 Cricket World Cup?

Rohit Sharma scored five centuries in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

What was Rohit Sharma’s highest score in the 2019 World Cup?

Rohit Sharma’s highest score in the 2019 World Cup was a knock of 140 runs against Pakistan.

Who are the teams against whom Rohit Sharma scored his centuries in the 2019 World Cup?

Rohit Sharma scored centuries against South Africa, Pakistan, England, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka in the 2019 World Cup.

Who holds the record of most centuries in ODIs world cups?

Rohit Sharma with Sachin Tendulkar jointly holds the record of most centuries in world cups. The both have scored 6 centuries in world cups.

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