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Players With The Most Unbeaten Centuries In Tests, ODIs & T20Is

image-lslzk0iyVirat Kohli has the most number of ODI centuries in the history of cricket (X.com)

In the world of cricket, we have seen a truckload of legends in all three forms of the game, Whether it's the longest format or the shortest, not all the players are capable of acing the format. Even the God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar was also confined to the two formats of the game at the international level. Nowadays, teams have three specialised squads according to the expertise of the players. 

The batters, from their childhood days, are taught to stay not out until they finish the game, and that's what makes the players successful at the greatest level. Virat Kohli recently broke the record of Sachin Tendulkar by smashing his 50th ODI century and became the first one to do so. 

Let's have a look at the players who have the most unbeaten centuries in each format of the game. 

Shivnarine Chanderpaul - 18 Centuries (Tests)

image-lslzl9roShivnarine Chanderpaul (X.com)

One of the most renowned players of Caribbean cricket, Shivnarine Chanderpaul was an absolute gem in the longest format of the game. His patience and resilience turned him into one of the greats in red-ball cricket. With nearly 12,000 Test runs, Chanderpaul was nothing short of a stalwart of the Caribbean cricket. 

Throughout his Test career, Shivnarine Chanderpaul has maintained a blistering average of 51.37. He has hammered 30 Test centuries and 66 half-centuries, including the highest score of 203 not out. What made him outclass the other batters was his ability to spend time in the middle as he went off the field unbeaten on 49 occasions. 

Out of 49 occasions, Chanderpaul came off the field with a century under his name 18 times, which makes him the batter with the most number of unbeaten centuries in the longest format of the game. 

Virat Kohli - 19 Centuries (ODIs)

image-lslzlt3hVirat Kohli (X.com)

The greatest batter of the modern era, Virat Kohli has already become a legend owing to his remarkable performances ever since he made his India debut. He has already smashed 80 international centuries and inching towards the record of 100 centuries. With over 26000 international runs, he is undoubtedly the best among the current players. 

Whenever there's a discussion about Virat Kohli, the ODI format is the format where he has been his absolute best. He has also become the first-ever player to smash 50 centuries in One Day internationals. With over 13,000 ODI runs, Kohli has maintained a ridiculous average of over 58 so far in his career. 

If he gets going, he makes sure that he finishes the game and comes out unbeaten. He has managed to stay unbeaten on 44 occasions and 19 times he came out with a century in front of his name. 

Glenn Maxwell - 5 Centuries (T20Is)

image-lslzmfk9Glenn Maxwell (x.com)

The man who is known as the 'Big Show' in cricket, Glenn Maxwell is a mighty hitter of the ball from Australia. With the ability to win games single-handedly, he is known for his enormous hitting skills. The shortest format is the format which brings out the best out of him, as he manages to launch the ball into the stands, whether with his cheeky switch hits or the powerful hammering. 

In the last 2-3 months, Maxwell has smacked two centuries in the T20 Internationals, one against India and other against the West Indies. Whenever he walks out in the middle, he never fails to finish the game while in his absolute avatar. With 2417 runs under his belt, he has managed to hammer down five centuries in T20Is so far and jointly holds the record for most centuries in the format

Batting down the order in the shortest format, Maxwell has managed to walk off the field unbeaten on 16 occasions. Out of these 16 times, five times he came out with a century in front of his name, which makes him the only player with the most unbeaten centuries in T20I format.