Most 100+ Stands In ODIs In 2023

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In the dynamic landscape of One Day International (ODI) cricket, partnerships play a pivotal role in shaping the destiny of matches. As of 2023, the cricketing world has witnessed some remarkable collaborations between bat and ball, with several pairs standing out for their consistent ability to forge century partnerships. 

Most 100+ stands in ODIs in 2023
Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill5
Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmanullah Gurbaz4
Dimuth Karunaratne and Pathum Nissanka3
Kusal Mendis and Sadeera Samarawickrama3

Let's take a closer look at the standout duos who have dominated the batting charts in ODIs this year especially in the on-going World Cup 2023:

Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill- 5

At the forefront of this impressive list are Indian cricket stars Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, who have formed a formidable partnership, amassing a staggering five century stands in ODIs in 2023. Their synergy at the crease has been a joy for fans to watch, as they continue to set the stage ablaze with their exquisite strokeplay and understanding of each other's game. Their impressive and powerful starts have assured India of formidable scores at the board.

Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmanullah Gurbaz- 4

Close on their heels are Afghanistan's rising talents, Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmanullah Gurbaz, who have showcased their prowess with the bat by notching up four ODI century partnerships. Their performances underline Afghanistan's emergence as a cricketing force, with these young talents playing a crucial role in their team's success on the international stage. 

Moreover, having had a phenomenal year with the bat,  Ibrahim Zadran, played a scintillating innings, scoring 129 runs off 143 deliveries and guiding Afghanistan to a competitive total of 291 against the formidable Australians. He not only earned the distinction of being one of the youngest players to score a century against Australia but also set a record for the highest individual score by an Afghan player at the World Cup. The entire Afghanistan team, alongside Ibrahim, fondly cherished this remarkable innings for an extended period.

Dimuth Karunaratne and Pathum Nissanka- 3

While, Sri Lanka failed to make as whole with its impactful performances,SL's experienced campaigners, Dimuth Karunaratne and Pathum Nissanka, undeniably have left an indelible mark in 2023, contributing three century partnerships to their team's cause. The blend of Karunaratne's stability and Nissanka's flair has proven to be a winning combination, adding a valuable layer to Sri Lanka's batting lineup.

Kusal Mendis and Sadeera Samarawickrama- 3

Meanwhile, the pairing of Kusal Mendis and Sadeera Samarawickrama has also featured prominently on the list with three century stands. Their ability to navigate pressure situations and build substantial partnerships has undoubtedly bolstered Sri Lanka's batting, providing the team with a solid foundation in the middle overs.

As the cricketing calendar unfolds, these partnerships not only contribute to individual and team milestones but also showcase the collaborative spirit that makes ODI cricket an enthralling spectacle for fans worldwide.