The glamourous innings from the current match winners are always a treat to watch for cricket fans. It was a moment of ecstasy for cricket lovers all over the world to enjoy Virat smashing his 75th century (28th in test) in the fourth test against Australia.
Let’s have a look at the list of top active players with the most international centuries.
Most international centuries by active players in international games
1: Virat Kohli (75): One of the greats of all time, Virat Kohli is a name of inspiration for millions. How the player started from scratch and took himself to the highest class has been a story to watch. He has the highest centuries among active players, with 75 dashing tons in just 553 innings in his cabinet.
2: Joe Root (45): The English master, whose class and elegant batting have mesmerized cricket lovers for years, stands second in the list of smashing the highest tons among active players. His skilful knocks are a pleasure to watch, and no wonder why has earned the ‘one of the best of all time badge’, with 45 tons in 414 innings.
3: David Warner (45): Called the “pocket dynamite” by many, David Warner has been an outstanding name in Australian cricket. He has bagged some sensational knocks for the baggie greens and rightfully reserves the third spot of most centuries among active players, smashing 45 hundred in 425 innings.
4: Rohit Sharma (43): The Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is next in the list with the most international centuries among current players. He holds the record of smashing three stunning double hundreds in the 50 overs, and ‘hitman’ has 43 centuries to his name in 457 innings.
5: Steve Smith (42): The man of class, Steve Smith, is a great name for the yellow caps. Creating classy innings over the years and being a pillar for Australian cricket, Steve Smith has the most international centuries after the above four in the current times. He has scored 42 tons in 345 innings.
6: Kane Williamson (41): One of the finest of all time, noted for his class and intricate batting, and also in the list of the most international centuries, is the New Zealand captain Kane Williamson. The black caps skipper has made massive contributions to his team, and his splendid double hundred against Sri Lanka in the recent test series has mesmerized the fans. He bagged 41 tons in 401 innings.