Players Among The Youngest To Score ODI World Cup Century

Shubhman Gill

Head joins Shafique, Conway, and Ravindra as batters who have scored a century in their World Cup debuts. Here’s a look at all the players who are the youngest to score a century on their World Cup debuts in 13 editions:

Travis Head scored a 59-ball century on his ODI World Cup debut against New Zealand in Dharamsala. Head, in his first encounter after returning from injury, blitzed through the records book with his swashbuckling tonne, the third-quickest of this tournament and the third-fastest by an Australian in World Cups. He’s sure to make an impact in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Head is the fourth hitter and the twentieth overall to hit a century in World Cup debut. Earlier in the World Cup, New Zealand openers Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra scored plenty on their World Cup debuts against England. Pakistan’s opener later joined the list, scoring a ton on debut against Sri Lanka. These players have also made a mark in t20 cricket, so it’ll be a good idea to keep an eye on them while doing Online T20 cricket betting in india

Dennis Amiss of England was the first batter to get a century on his World Cup debut, against India in 1975. Zimbabwe’s Andy Flower is the only hitter to reach the milestone in both his ODI and World Cup starts in 1992.

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In this article, you’ll get to know “Who is the youngest player to score a century in ODIs”. Along with the youngest centurions in the World Cup, you’ll also find a list of the youngest players to score a century in ODI cricket. So read along to know more!

Batters to score a century in World Cup debut:

1137Dennis AmissEngland v IndiaLord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood1975
2171*Glenn TurnerNew Zealand v East AfricaEdgbaston, Birmingham1975
3102Allan LambEngland v New ZealandKennington Oval, Kennington1983
4110Trevor ChappellAustralia v IndiaTrent Bridge, Nottingham1983
5110Geoff MarshAustralia v IndiaMA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Madras1987
6115*Andy FlowerZimbabwe v Sri LankaPukekura Park, New Plymouth1992
7101Nathan AstleNew Zealand v EnglandSardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad1996
8188*Gary KirstenSouth Africa v the United Arab EmiratesRawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi1996
9141Scott StyrisNew Zealand v Sri LankaGoodyear Park, Bloemfontein2003
10172*Craig WishartZimbabwe v NamibiaHarare Sports Club, Harare2003
11143*Andrew SymondsAustralia v PakistanNew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg2003
12115*Jeremy BrayIreland v ZimbabweSabina Park, Kingston2007
13100*Virat KohliIndia v BangladeshSher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur2011
14135Aaron FinchAustralia v EnglandMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne2015
15138David MillerSouth Africa v ZimbabweHamilton2015
16152*Devon ConwayNew Zealand v EnglandNarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad2023
17123*Rachin RavindraNew Zealand v EnglandNarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad2023
18113Abdullah ShafiquePakistan v Sri LankaRajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad2023
19109 (batting)Travis HeadAustralia v New ZealandHPCA Stadium, Dharamsala2023

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Age at

Match Start

1Shahid AfridiPakistan01/03/198004/10/1996Sri LankaGymkhana Club Ground16 years 217 days102
2Usman Ghani*Afghanistan20/11/199620/07/2014ZimbabweQueens Sports Club17 years 242 days118
3Imran NazirPakistan16/12/198115/04/2000ZimbabweNational Cricket Stadium (Grenada)18 years 121 days105*
4Saleem ElahiPakistan21/11/197629/09/1995Sri LankaJinnah Stadium (Gujwranwala)18 years 312 days102*
5S R Mukkamalla*United States09/04/200430/03/2023United Arab EmiratesUnited Cricket Club18 years 355 days120*
6Tamim Iqbal*Bangladesh20/03/198922/03/2008IrelandShere Bangla National Stadium19 years 2 days129
7A M Tribe*Jersey29/03/200401/04/2023Papua New GuineaUnited Cricket Club19 years 3 days115*
8Kushal Malla*Nepal05/03/200421/04/2023OmanTribhuvan University International Cricket Ground19 years 47 days108
9Rahmanullah Gurbaz*Afghanistan28/11/200121/01/2021IrelandSheikh Zayed Stadium19 years 54 days127
10Ahmed ShehzadPakistan23/11/199103/02/2011New ZealandSeddon Park19 years 72 days115

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1) Who is the youngest player to achieve a century in the ODI World Cup?

Virat Kohli (IND, 2011): 22 years, 106 days.

Kohli struck an unbroken 100 runs off 83 balls against Bangladesh in the World Cup’s opening match in 2011. At 22 years and 106 days, he became the youngest batter in World Cup history to score a century.

2) Who is the youngest player to reach 100 in all formats?

Shubhman Gill, 23, became the youngest player to reach 100 across formats.

3) Who is the youngest batter to score 200 in an ODI?

Shubman Gill, at 23 years and 132 days, became the youngest batter to score a double century in ODIs.


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