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)