List of Indian batsmen to hit at least 1 century in all 3 formats of cricket
Five Indian batsmen have hit at least 1 century in all 3 formats of cricket.
There are only a few Indian batters who have managed to score centuries in all three formats of the game. Former Indian batter Suresh Raina was the first Indian batter to get to this achievement when he hit a century on his test debut against Sri Lanka after having scored hundreds in ODIs and T20I cricket. Suresh Raina was also the first Indian batter to score a century in T20Is for Indian cricket team. His T20I century came against South Africa in the ICC T20 World Cup 2010.
Apart from Suresh Raina there a few other batters who have scored centuries in each format of the game. This achievement is very rare to find among the batters who have played the game. Scoring a century in T20I cricket is a tough job. Only a handful of Indian players have managed to get to this record, let’s have a look at the five Indian batters with at least one century in all three formats of cricket.
1. Suresh Raina :
Former middle-order batter Suresh Raina was the first Indian batter to score a century in all three formats of cricket. Raina hit his maiden ODI hundred against Hong Kong in the Asia Cup 2008 in Karachi. Two years later, he notched up his maiden T20I hundred against South Africa in the ICC T20 World Cup 2010 in West Indies. In the same year, in July, he made his test debut against Sri Lanka and smashed a ton. He became first ever Indian batter to hit at least one century in all three formats of the game. He ended his career with five ODI tons, one apiece in tests and T20Is.
2. Rohit Sharma :
Current Indian skipper Rohit Sharma holds the record for the most centuries in T20I cricket. Rohit Sharma has so far five T20I centuries in his career. He is also among the batters who has scored at least one century across all formats of the game. Rohit has 10 test centuries and 31 ODI centuries in his career. Rohit’s maiden test century came against West Indies in his debut test in 2013. His maiden ODI ton came against Zimbabwe in 2010 while in T20I his first hundred was against South Africa in 2015.
3. KL Rahul :
KL Rahul has become an integral part of the Indian playing XI in recent times. Rahul is also among the list of Indian batters with centuries in all three formats of the game. KL Rahul is still the only Indian batter to hit a century on ODI debut. He hit his first test century in the second test of his career against Australia at the SCG in 2015. While making his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in June, 2016, he notched up his maiden ODI century. In the same year, later in August, he registered his maiden T20I century against West Indies in Lauderhill.
So far KL Rahul has hit eight centuries in tests, seven in ODIs and two in T20Is in his career.
4. Virat Kohli :
Star Indian batter Virat Kohli joined this elite list when he smashed his maiden T20I century against Afghanistan in the Asia Cup 2022. Virat Kohli’s first ever ODI century came against Sri Lanka in 2009. Three years later in 2012, he notched up his maiden test century against Australia in Adelaide. With his sheer consistency over years, so far he has notched up 29 centuries in tests, 50 in ODIs and a sole one in T20Is. In November, 2023, he went past Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most centuries in ODI cricket.
5. Shubman Gill :
Opener Shubman Gill is the latest entrant in this elite list of Indian cricketers. Shubman Gill’s maiden international century came in August 2022 when he hit 130 against Zimbabwe in an ODI in Harare. Later in the same year, Gill notched up his maiden test century against Bangladesh in Chattogram. In February 2023, he hit his only T20I century against New Zealand in Ahmedabad.
Shubman Gill has so far hit two centuries in tests, six in ODIs and one in T20Is.
(All stats updated till 26th January, 2024)
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