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The most hundreds in the World Cup

February 27, 2011 21:31 IST

Sachin Tendulkar became the batsman with maximum hundreds in the World Cup when he hit a record fifth one in the mega event as India posted an imposing 338 all out in their Group B league match against England in Bangalore on Sunday.

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The 37-year-old went ahead of Australia's Mark Waugh and Ricky Ponting, and former teammate Sourav Ganguly, who have scored four hundreds each in World Cup matches.

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The following table lists the batsmen with maximum hundreds in the World Cup:

FIVE

SR Tendulkar (India)

Runs

Balls

Versus

Venue

Year

152

151

Namibia

Pietermaritzburg

2003

140*

101

Kenya

Bristol

1999

137

137

Sri Lanka

Delhi

1996

127*

138

Kenya

Cuttack

1996

120

115

England

Bangalore

2011

FOUR

ME Waugh (Australia)

Runs

Balls

Versus

Venue

Year

130

128

Kenya

Visakhapatnam

1996

126

135

India

Bombay WS

1996

110

112

New Zealand

Madras

1996

104

120

Zimbabwe

Lord's

1999

SC Ganguly (India)

Runs

Balls

Versus

Venue

Year

183

158

Sri Lanka

Taunton

1999

112*

119

Namibia

Pietermaritzburg

2003

111*

114

Kenya

Durban

2003

107*

120

Kenya

Cape Town

2003

RT Ponting (Australia)

Runs

Balls

Versus

Venue

Year

140*

121

India

Johannesburg

2003

114

109

Sri Lanka

Centurion

2003

113

93

Scotland

Basseterre

2007

102

112

West Indies

Jaipur

1996

Compiled by Rajneesh Gupta