3 batsman who have failed to score a Century despite having good batting average

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Scoring a century in any format of cricket is a great feeling for every batsman. It is very difficult to imagine the joy of that time whenever a batsman raises the bat in the air after crossing the three-figure mark on the middle ground.


So far in the game of cricket, many batsmen have done this feat while scoring centuries. But most of the times Sachin Tendulkar had the good fortune of waving the bat in the air by scoring a century. Tendulkar scored a total of 100 centuries in his international career, which is a world record.

To score a century in all forms of cricket, it is necessary to score runs with different pace. Today, in this article, we will talk about 3 batsmen who have failed to score centuries despite having good batting averages in different formats of the game.


Sam Curran

England cricket team’s young batsman Sam Curran missed out on playing in the IPL 2022 this year due to injury issues and he utilised that time by playing in the English County. Curran has so far had good season and his domestic records are also good.

But, in terms of stats in the International cricket, Sam Curran has Sam has played 11 matches in the One Day International and has scored 141 runs, but is yet to score a single century in his 50-overs career.

Niroshan Dickwella

Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella has played 49 matches in his Test career and during this, he has scored 2602 runs at an average of 32.52, including twenty half-centuries.


Dickwella, who scored two centuries in ODI career, has not been able to cross the 100-run mark even once in Tests. Although twice the 28-year-old batsman was successful in crossing the score of 90 runs but failed to convert his innings into a century. Dickwella’s highest score in Tests is 96 runs, which he scored while playing against West Indies in 2021.

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja has been playing the role of the first choice all-rounder for Team India in all three formats for the past few years. In the recent years, although he has been in really great form and has scored runs at a good average in all three formats, Jadeja has not been able to score a century yet in the 50 overs format of the game. In his ODI career, he has scored 2411 runs at an average of 32.58, including 13 half-centuries and his highest ODI score is 87, which came against England in 2014.

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