Sachin Tendulkar gets his 100th ton - finally!

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By CricketCountry Staff

Mirpur: Mar 16, 2012

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar created yet another record in his glorious career when he scored his 100th international ton during the fourth Asia Cup match against Bangladesh at Mirpur.

Tendulkar became the first ever batsman in world cricket to achieve the feat. He has scored 51 centuries in Test cricket and 49 in One-Day Internationals.

Australia batting great Ricky Ponting, who is also the third highest run-getter in Test cricket, is at the second place in context of number of centuries scored — 41 in Tests and 30 in ODIs.

South Africa cricket star Jacques Kallis is at the third place in most number of international hundreds, 59 overall which includes 42 in Tests and 17 in ODIs.

Most hundreds in International Cricket (Test, ODI and T20I combined)


Player

Mat

Runs

HS

Avg

100s

50s

S Tendulkar (India)

650

33740

248*

48.96

100

160

R Ponting (Aus/ICC)

554

27305

257

46.51

71

145

J Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA)

488

24383

224

50.17

59

144

B Lara (ICC/WI)

430

22358

400*

46.28

53

111

R Dravid (Asia/ICC/India)

509

24208

270

45.41

48

146

M Jayawardene (Asia/SL)

535

21630

374

39.68

45

112

S Jayasuriya (Asia/SL)

586

21032

340

34.14

42

103

K Sangakkara (Asia/ICC/SL)

463

20696

287

44.22

41

115

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Most hundreds in International Cricket (Test, ODI and T20I combined)

Player

Mat

Runs

HS

Avg

100s

Most hundreds in International Cricket (Test, ODI and T20I combined)

Player

Mat

Runs

HS

Avg

100s

50s

S Tendulkar (India)

650

33740

248*

48.96

99

160

R Ponting (Aus/ICC)

554

27305

257

4651

71

145

J Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA)

488

24383

224

50.17

59

144

B Lara (ICC/WI)

430

22358

400*

46.28

53

111

R Dravid (Asia/ICC/India)

509

24208

270

45.41

48

146

M Jayawardene (Asia/SL)

535

21630

374

39.68

45

112

S Jayasuriya (Asia/SL)

586

21032

340

34.14

42

103

K Sangakkara (Asia/ICC/SL)

463

20696

287

44.22

41

115

50s

S Tendulkar (India)

650

33740

248*

48.96

99

160

R Ponting (Aus/ICC)

554

27305

257

4651

71

145

J Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA)

488

24383

224

50.17

59

144

B Lara (ICC/WI)

430

22358

400*

46.28

53