Most ODI centuries for England
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England have produced some quality and top-notch players over the years. These cricketers performed throughout their respective careers and helped the team in winning matches. England has produced a total of 193 individual centuries in the one-day international format since 1971 and the ones with the most feature in this article.
Let’s take a look at the most one-day international hundred for England (Top 3):
3. Marcus Trescothick and Jason Roy (12)
Marcus Trescothick and Jason Roy are tied in the third position for hitting 12 centuries in the ODI format. Trescothick, who made his debut in the format in 2000, played 123 matches and scored 4335 runs at an average of 37.37 and a strike rate of 85.21. In 122 innings, he also struck 21 half-centuries with the highest score of 137. His last appearance came against Pakistan in Southampton in the year 2006.
Roy, who recently equalled Trescothick’s tally, made his maiden appearance against Ireland in Dublin in 2015. Since then, he has played 116 games and amassed 4271 runs at an average of 39.91 and a strike rate of 105.53. In 110 innings, he has also smashed 21 fifties with the best score of 180.
2. Eoin Morgan (13)
Former skipper Eoin Morgan, who won the first-ever 50-overs World Cup for England in 2019, finds himself in the second position in this elite chart. The left-hander made his England debut in ODIs against West Indies in Bristol in 2009. He played 225 matches and mustered 6957 runs at an average of 39.75 and a strike rate of 93.89. In 207 innings, Morgan slammed 13 hundred and 42 fifties with the best score of 148. He last played against the Netherlands in Amstelveen in 2022.
Joe Root (16)
Joe Root occupies the top spot on this list. Root made his ODI debut against India in Rajkot in 2013. Since then, the classy right-handed batter has appeared in 148 games and racked up 6207 runs at a solid average of 50.05 and a strike rate of 86.93. In 147 innings, he has struck 16 centuries and 36 half-centuries with the highest score of 133*. Notably, he is England’s second-highest run-getter behind Morgan in the 50-overs format.