Most ODI centuries in 2023

One Day International (ODI) cricket holds its unique status as a format that combines the thrill of limited overs with the need for sustained excellence. It demands adaptability and quick decision-making from players. Yet, certain batters excel in this dynamic format, consistently amassing significant runs. The year 2023 was special for the format as it revived it through the World Cup in India after the 50-over game had taken a backseat in the recent past, with T20Is and Tests gaining prominence. On that note, let’s delve into the list of the top players who have scored the most number of centuries in ODI cricket in 2023.

2) Shubman Gill and Daryl Mitchell – 5

Sharing the second position are Daryl Mitchell and Shubman Gill, each with five centuries to their credit. Gill, a classy batter and regarded as one of the future stars of Indian cricket, displayed consistent brilliance in his 29 matches, scoring a total of 1584 runs at an impressive average of 63.36. Gill’s contributions were crucial in bolstering India’s batting lineup in ODI cricket this year.

This year, Daryl Mitchell played 26 matches, featuring in 25 innings, and accumulated a total of 1044 runs with an impressive average of 52.34. Mitchell’s stellar performance was instrumental in guiding the Kiwis to the semi-finals of the ODI World Cup 2023.

1) Virat Kohli – 6

Virat Kohli claims the top spot with an impressive six centuries. Having played 24 innings in 27 matches, Kohli showcased his batting prowess by amassing 1377 runs at an outstanding average of 72.47 in 2023. Kohli’s brilliance with the bat significantly contributed to India’s journey to the final of the ODI World Cup 2023, where he emerged as the top run-scorer of the tournament.