Top 3 Players Who Can Break Sachin Tendulkar’s Record of Most Test Centuries

The master blaster Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most centuries scored by a batsman in his whole career of test cricket. Tendulkar has made 49 test centuries in his 24 years long career in test cricket only Ricky Ponting is the name in the world sphere who is standing near the century count of this Indian great. Ricky Ponting has 42 test centuries in his career but there are more cricketers present in world cricket in the current scenario which can actually break the record of the most test century count established by Sachin Tendulkar. 

    Sachin Tendulkar has taken 200 test matches to score this enormous figure of tons in test cricket and the fitness level he maintained to play such a high number of matches in a long format like test cricket is actually an ideal example of unstoppable sailing. He started his career in the year 1989 when he played his first test match and got criticized poorly but after that, he has shown his pure class and elegance which put him at the top of all batsmen come/go in the history of cricket. Below are the top three players who were actually capable of breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most Test centuries. 

#1. Joe Root (Eng).

   Joe Root is currently running in the golden form of his life where he has scored 12 centuries in the last two years in test cricket. Root has in total of 29 test centuries and he is also of very young age (32 years) which makes him a perfect candidate to overtake the great Sachin Tendulkar in his total century count of test cricket. 

#2. Steve Smith (Aus).

   This Australian great also has the same century count as the English batter Joe Root he is also standing in the command with having inline shoulders against Root to surpass the most test centuries record of Master blaster. Steve Smith has played 96 test matches in which he made 8792 runs with an average of 59.81 This figure shows the greatness of Steve Smith as a Test batsman.

#3. Virat Kohli (Ind).

    Virat Kohli is stamping his name at the third position in the listicle. The reason behind his name being embedded at the very last position is the current desire batting form through which he is going. This has been the darkest patch in the career of any great batsman which doesn’t last for more than one year, but this journey started with Virat Kohli in 2019 and it is still not looking to end.

    But his lean patch with the batting form doesn’t cover the greatness which is established in the past 10 years of his career and that is the factor that makes him a favorable candidate to break the record of great Sachin Tendulkar.

Also, Read 2 Records Rishabh Pant broke during his match-winning Century against England in 3rd ODI



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