5 Players who Can Break Sachin Tendulkar’s Record of 100 Centuries [Updated List 2022]

5 Players who Can Break Sachin Tendulkar’s Record of 100 Centuries [Updated List 2022]

Sachin Tendulkar is considered the ‘Greatest Player of Cricket” for many reasons. He has numerous batting records in international cricket. One such unbeaten record of smashing 100 centuries, the most by any batsman in International Cricket so far in the history of cricket. Sachin Tendulkar had Scored 51 Centuries in Tests 49 in ODIs.

While this record is unbeaten so far, there are a few players who can break this record in future. Reaching 100 centuries in international cricket is not a easy task but not an impossible one. Here we talk about 5 players who can break Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 international centuries.

Sachin Tendulkar

Firstly Lets Talk About Sachin Tendulkar’s Career in International Cricket. Below We Have Collected Sachin Tendulkar’s Career Statistics Collected from Various Internet Sources.

Sachin Tendulkar’s Batting Statistics

 
  Tests ODI T20I IPL
Mat 200 463 1 78
Inn 329 452 1 78
Runs 15921 18426 10 2334
Avg 53.79 44.83 10.0 33.83
SR 54.08 86.24 83.33 119.82
HS 248 200 10 100
NO 33 41 0 9
100s 51 49 0 1
50s 68 96 0 13
4s 2058 2016 2 295
6s 69 195 0 29

 

Below Is the List of 5 Players Who Can Break Sachin Tendulkar Record of 100 Centuries

1. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is the first player on this list. The right-handed batsman has scored 71 centuries in his international career so far. He has hit 27 centuries in Tests, 43 in ODIs, and 1 in T20Is. He recently smacked his first-ever T20I century.

Virat Kohli

In 2022, Kohli has hit 1 century and 7 half-centuries so far. Since Virat Kohli needs just 30 more centuries to surpass Sachin Tendulkar’s record, he can break it in future.

Virat Kohli’s Career Statistics:

  Tests ODI T20I IPL
Mat 102 262 109 223
Inn 173 253 101 215
Runs 8074 12344 3712 6624
Avg 49.53 57.68 50.85 36.2
SR 55.69 92.84 138.1 129.15
HS 254 183 122 113
NO 10 39 28 32
100s 27 43 1 5
50s 28 64 33 44
4s 910 1159 331 578
6s 24 126 109 218

2. Joe Root

Joe Root is another player who can break Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 centuries. The right-handed batsman has hit 44 centuries so far in international cricket. He slammed 28 centuries in Tests, 36 in ODIs, and 5 in T20Is. In 2022, he slammed 5 centuries so far.

Joe-root

Although he does not play in T20Is, he is a regular part of the Test and ODI teams. Hence, Root has the strength to break Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 centuries.

Joe Root’s Career Statistics:

  Tests ODI T20I IPL
Mat 124 158 32
Inn 228 147 30
Runs 10504 6207 893
Avg 50.02 50.06 35.72
SR 55.47 86.93 126.31
HS 254 133 90
NO 18 23 5
100s 28 16 0
50s 54 36 5
4s 1168 496 92
6s 28 46 16

3. Babar Azam

Babar Azam is another player on this list. The right-handed batsman has slammed 26 centuries so far in international cricket. The Pakistan skipper has hit 7 tons in Tests, 17 in ODIs, and 2 in T20Is.

Babar-Azam

This year, the opening batter has hit 6 centuries and 11 centuries. Since he is only 27 years old currently, he has a lot of time to reach 100 centuries.

Babar Azam’s Career Statistics:

  Tests ODI T20I IPL
Mat 42 92 89
Inn 75 90 84
Runs 3122 4664 3140
Avg 47.3 59.79 44.23
SR 53.57 89.74 130.02
HS 196 158 122
NO 9 12 13
100s 7 17 2
50s 23 22 28
4s 359 423 327
6s 18 46 50

4. Kane Williamson

Kane Stuart Williamson (born 8 August 1990) is a New Zealand international cricketer who is currently the captain of the New Zealand national team in all formats. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional off spin bowler.

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson has Scored 24 Centuries in Tests & 13 in ODI International. He Has Not Scored any century in T20I Yet.

Kane Williamson’s Career Statistics:

  Tests ODI T20I IPL
Mat 88 155 79 76
Inn 154 148 76 75
Runs 7368 6297 2127 2101
Avg 52.63 46.99 32.23 36.22
SR 51.24 80.88 123.38 126.03
HS 251 148 95 89
NO 14 14 10 17
100s 24 13 0 0
50s 33 39 14 18
4s 818 573 210 181
6s 17 50 48 64

5. Steven Smith

Steven Peter Devereux Smith (born 2 June 1989) is an Australian international cricketer and former captain of the Australian national team. Smith has drawn comparisons to Don Bradman, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time, due to his distinctively high Test batting average.

Steven Smith

Steven Smith Has Scored 28 Centuries in Tests & 12 Centuries in ODIs. Smith has not Scored any century in T20I Till Now.

Steven Smith’s Career Statistics:

  Tests ODI T20I IPL
Mat 87 136 61 103
Inn 154 121 49 93
Runs 8161 4722 997 2485
Avg 60.01 44.13 25.56 34.51
SR 54.08 87.41 125.73 128.09
HS 239 164 90 101
NO 18 14 10 21
100s 28 12 0 1
50s 36 27 4 11
4s 900 415 83 225
6s 45 45 24 60

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Sachin Tendulkar’s Record FAQs

Who can break Sachin record of 100 Century?

Joe Root is another player who can break Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 centuries. The right-handed batsman has hit 44 centuries so far in international cricket. He slammed 28 centuries in Tests, 36 in ODIs, and 5 in T20Is. In 2022, he slammed 5 centuries so far.

Who has broken Sachin Tendulkar records?

South African great Jacques Kallis is at the second spot with 45 tons to his name. Among active cricketers, Virat Kohli and Steve Smith are closest to Sachin’s record with 27 centuries each in Tests

Can Kohli break Sachin record?

A total of 532 cricket fans answered the question of whether Virat Kohli can break Sachin Tendulkar’s 100 international centuries. 61.3 percent out of the 532 people believe that the prolific right-hander can break the Little Master’s record of making 100 international centuries for India.

Can Babar Azam break Sachins record?

Babar Azam first featured in an ODI in 2015 and has currently played 86 matches. After 86 matches, Babar Azam smacked 4,261 runs, double the runs Sachin Tendulkar had scored at this stage of his career.

Who is better Kohli or Tendulkar?

So Who is Better: Sachin or Kohli? If one has to compare the absolute numbers, then undoubtedly Kohli has performed much better than Sachin having played a lesser number of matches, still scoring runs at an average of around 60.

Can Rohit Sharma break Sachin’s record?

Former Indian player, Sachin Tendulkar is leading the list of highest run-scorers in the Asia Cup. Sachin has scored 971 runs in total. which means Rohit Sharma just need 89 runs to break the highest run getters record for India in Asia Cup 2022.

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