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World Cup 2015 : Kumar Sangakkara slams Fourth Consecutive Ton

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara slams his fourth consecutive ton in the World Cup 2015 series and he also become the first batsman to score 4 consecutive centuries in One Day Internationals.  Sangakkara has achieved this feat in a World Cup Pool A match against Scotland (124 runs).

Sangakkara’s Century spree in the World Cup 2015 includes,

  • 105 – Bangladesh
  • 117 – England  
  • 104 – Australia

Sangakkara also becomes the first batsman to score 4 centuries in a single world cup. He is in second position with Ricky Ponting with the overall tons of 5 in World Cup. Sachin Tendulkar stands first with 6 centuries in World Cup. This century against Scotland is Sangakkara’s 25th ODI century.

Batsmen who scored three consecutive centuries in ODIs

  • Ross Taylor (New Zealand)
  • Quinton de Kock (South Africa)
  • Zaheer Abbas (Pakistan)
  • Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa)
  • Saeed Anwar (Pakistan)
  • AB de Villiers (South Africa)