7 Players with most Centuries in Border-Gavaskar Trophy

The Border-Gavaskar Trophy is a Test series played between India and Australia and the iconic Test series is named after former captains and cricket legends, Allan Border (Australia) and Sunil Gavaskar (India).

Recently, Team India retained the Border Gavaskar trophy for a record fourth-straight time by trouncing Australia 2–1 in the 2023 series. For the record, if a series is drawn, the team that is holding the trophy retains it.

Case in point, scoring a century in the BGT series isn’t an easy task. However, some batters upped their ante and scored many centuries. In this article, we will now look at the seven players with the most tons in Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

1. Sachin Tendulkar

In a competition for the BGT that kick-started in 1996, Sachin Tendulkar has been the most successful batsman in the international Test series. He aggregated 3262 runs from 65 innings. Moreover, he has scored nine centuries in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series, which is the most by any batsman.

2. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli comes next on the list of most centuries scored in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series. India’s run-scoring machine has smashed as many as eight centuries to his name.

3. Ricky Ponting

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting loved playing against India during the playing days of his career. He has scored as many as eight centuries to his name in the BGT series.

4. Steve Smith

Steve Smith is currently the best batsman for Australia in the longest format of the game. The star cricketer has slammed as many as eight hundreds against India in the BGT series.

5. Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke comes next on the list of most centuries scored in the Border Gavaskar Trophy series. The former Australian cricketer has seven centuries to his name.

6. Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden also has a terrific batting record against India. The former Australian opener has hit six centuries against Team India in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series.

7. VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman who always loved playing against Australia during the heydays of his career has smashed six centuries in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

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