Batting a century in ODI is one of the toughest job for a batsman . They are at a high risk of being bowled . So they actually have to be careful as it’s not everyone’s cup of tea .
But then , comes players who have achieved expertise in chasing those centuries . Their efforts have been admired a lot and no doubts that’s the reason they have a huge fan following .
Let’s have a look at those players:
# 1 Virat Kohli : 26
The ace player and Indian skipper Virat Kohli has left no stone unturned , when it comes to his game form and chasing totals in ODI cricket. He is just the best . Kohli performs great even under pressure and give his 100 %. Kohli has scored 26 out of his 43 ODI centuries while chasing in the second innings. This is the record for most hundreds scored while chasing in ODI cricket history.
#2 Sachin Tendulkar : 17
The real game of ODI run chase ,actually began from the God of Cricket , Master -Blaster , Sachin Tendulkar as he started batting superb in ODIs while chasing totals. In his overall career , Sachin used to be the opener and he used to set an awesome score for the opponent team. Tendulkar scored 17 ODI hundreds while chasing. He was at the peak of his career during the later 90s, as most of those centuries came during the same time.
# 3 Rohit Sharma : 14
The hitman of Indian Cricket squad , Rohit Sharma , is one of the best white-ball player of the present scenario. He has seen many ups and downs in his career. But , since 2013, his ODI career has witnessed an upward curve which continues to scale higher with every ODI match. He’s been a match-winner for India who sets up wins at the top of the order. Rohit has hit those 100s, 14 times while chasing in ODIs.
#4 Chris Gayle : 12
West Indian legend, Chris Gayle, who is a great cricketer certainly, is not too way behind when it comes to scoring ODI hundreds while chasing. In his ODI career, this 40 YO has scored 12 centuries. His team didn’t win enough games. As a result, he was able to score 8 (100s) to make his team win , out of 12 .