International cricket has a long history and has witnessed many centuries crushed by many batsmen. The first international cricket match was a test match between Australia and England in March 1877. In the match, Charles Bannerman crushed 165 points and became the first batsman to reach a century of international cricket as well as test cricket.
The ODI cricket journey began in 1971 with a match between Australia and England in January 1971. English cricketer Dennis Amiss was the first batsman to score a hundred in ODI cricket, with a stroke of 103 points. against Australia in August 1974. Similarly, in T20I Cricket, Chris Gayle hit the first ton at the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup.
To break a century in any international game is a great achievement for a drummer. In international cricket, former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for the most international centuries with 100 tons during his career. However, the Indian cricket legend does not come into play if we look at the top five batsmen with the most hundreds in the 21st century. Here we take a look at the 5 batsmen with the most centuries of international cricket in the 21st century.
5 batsmen with the most centuries of international cricket in the 21st century
Jacques Kallis- 50
Jacques Kallis holds the 5e rank in this list with 50 centuries to 21st century in international cricket. The former South African all-rounder played international cricket from 1995 to 2014. Throughout his career, the right-handed batsman has hit 62 hundred. Of these, he broke 45 tons in testing and 17 in ODI. He also hit 58 fifties in tests and 86 in ODI. Kallis has scored 25,534 points in 519 international games. Kallis racked up 13,289 races in 166 tests, 11,579 races in 328 ODIs and 666 races in 25 T20Is.