4 Indian Batsmen Who Scored Most Centuries Against Aussies: The rivalry between team India and team Australia have been age-old, irrespective of the format of the game. When it comes to the ODI format of the game, both the teams have produced some riveting cricket.
India has always given a tough fight to the Australians since the 90s. Right from the legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s iconic 100 in 1998 to Rohit Sharma’s double century in 2013, Indian cricketers have given many iconic and memorable performances against Australians, that can be cherished with fondness.
Here, in this article, we bring you a list of 4 Indian batsmen who have scored centuries the most number of times against the Australians. Have a look:
4. Gautam Gambhir – 2 times:
Former Indian cricketer and world cup hero, Gautam Gambhir is regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen to have played for team India. He has played 17 innings against Australia, where he scored 748 runs, including 2 centuries, with a strike rate of 82.37 and an average of 49.86.
3. VVS Laxman – 3 times:
Legendary Indian cricketer VVS Laxman’s performances against Australia were always impressive. He played 16 matches against Australia during 2000-2004 at an average of 35.92 and with a strike-rate of 71.84, where he amassed 437 runs, including 3 centuries.
2.Rohit Sharma – 7 times:
Rohit Sharma has emerged as one of the greatest openers of the modern era in the limited format of the game. The destructive batsman has already scored 8944 runs in ODI cricket and is among the top cricketers with the most number of ODI centuries with 28 centuries to his name.
Rohit has scored 7 centuries against Australia. In fact, Rohit scored his first ODI double hundred against Australia in the year 2013.
The Indian skipper Virat Kohli is regarded as a modern legend. He has been in blistering form with the bat in ODI cricket. He is the fastest to 10000 ODI runs, and is only second in the list of batsmen with most ODI centuries (43), following the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar. He has always been in stunning form against the Australians.
He has played 35 innings against the Aussies, where he scored 1727 runs at an average of 53.96. He has scored eight hundred in ODI cricket against Australia.