July 6, 2019 / 4:05 PM / 3 months ago

FACTBOX-Cricket-Most centuries by a batsman at a single World Cup

    July 6 (Reuters) - India opening batsman Rohit Sharma scored
his fifth century at the World Cup against Sri Lanka on Saturday
to set the record for the most hundreds in a single campaign.

The following are the top five batsmen with most centuries at a
single World Cup:
    
    PLAYER                  COUNTRY    YEAR    CENTURIES
    Rohit Sharma        India        2019      5*
    Kumar Sangakkara    Sri Lanka    2015      4
    Mark Waugh        Australia    1996      3
    Sourav Ganguly        India        2003      3
    Matthew Hayden        Australia    2007      3
    
    * Rohit can extend his record with India having qualified
for the semi-finals.

 (Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru, editing by Ed Osmond)
  
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