100 years 100 runs scored by a batsman in a cricket match
Suresh Raina scored first 100 in 20-20 from India
A batsman is considered to have scored a century when he completes a score of 100 runs off his bat. Extras, byes etc are not counted in a batsman's score. Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara are two bastmen who have the most number of centuries in cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar is the only batsman in the world cricket to score 'century of the centuries' (49 in ODI+5I in Test=100).
As of May 2012, the batsman who has scored the most runs in Twenty20 cricket is David Hussey, who has scored 4480 runs in 173 innings (from 180 matches), including a top score of 100 not out. His current Twenty20 average lies at 31.77.
100 runs The batsman who can do 100 runs with no out in pitch in a match that is the ODI century for a cricketer.
Is When a batsman scores 100 runs in 1 innings
Maiden century means making 100 runs by a batsman in a cricket series.
in cricket scored a century means that a player has scored 100 runs or more
When a batsman scores 100 runs in a innings, it is called a century.