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Three players with most centuries while chasing in the ODI World Cup 

The ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 has been a hotbed of action with the bat and ball. Several new records have been created during the course of the tournament which is now in its halfway stage. 

Cricket World Cup is now its 13th edition and it has already seen many huge names leave a mark in the tournament. While scoring a century in the ODI World Cup is considered a feat not many players can boast of scoring a ton while chasing on multiple occasions. 

In this elite list we have three players who have scored multiple centuries while chasing a score in the history of the ODI World Cup tournaments. 

3 players with most centuries in the ODI World Cup chase:

Rohit Sharma – India 

Three players with most centuries while chasing in the ODI World Cup 
Rohit Sharma

India’s current skipper has scored seven centuries in his three World Cup appearances so far. His first ton while chasing came against South Africa during the 2019 World Cup. Rohit was not out on 122 as India chased down the 228-run score set by South Africa. His next century while chasing came against England where Rohit Sharma scored 102 albeit in a losing cause. 

The third ton came against Sri Lanka in Leeds during the 2019 World Cup to make it three centuries while chasing a score. Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 103 helping India win the game. His fourth century while chasing came versus Afghanistan during the ODI World Cup 2023 game in New Delhi. The Indian skipper hit 131 runs from 84 balls to help India win the game by 8 wickets.

Gordon Greenidge – West Indies 

Three players with most centuries while chasing in the ODI World Cup 
Gordon Greenidge

One of the most feared batters for over two decades, Gordon Greenidge played a huge role in the domination of West Indies cricket. The right-handed batter formed a famed opening partnership with Desmond Haynes. 

Gordon Greenidge has hit just two centuries in ODI World Cups and both has come while chasing a score. The first instance was against India during the 1979 World Cup where Greenidge was not out on 106. 

The second century while chasing came during the 1983 World Cup versus Zimbabwe. The destructive Gordon Greenidge was not out on 105 to help his team win the game by 8 wickets while chasing 218 runs to win. 

Rachin Ravindra – New Zealand 

Three players with most centuries while chasing in the ODI World Cup 
Rachin Ravindra

Playing in just his first ODI World Cup, the 23-year-old Rachin Ravindra has already created a name for himself. The young Kiwi scored a match winning 123 not out in the first game of the ODI World Cup 2023 versus England. Rachin Ravindra already boasts of two centuries in ODI World Cup history while chasing. 

His second century while chasing came against Australia in a high scoring game in Dharamshala. Tasked with chasing a huge total of 388 to win, the Kiwis lost by just 5 runs. Rachin Ravindra sizzled yet again with the bat scoring 116 runs against a strong Australian bowling attack.   

 

 

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