How Many Cricketers Have Scored Consecutive Centuries in One World Cup?

Do you want to know how many cricketers have scored consecutive centuries in one World Cup?

In this article, I will not say about the cricket world cup much. I will directly share the number of cricketers who have scored consecutive centuries in one World Cup.

Who are the Players?

There is a total of 8 cricketers in world cricket who has scored consecutive centuries in a single WorldCup edition. They are Mark Waugh, Matthew Hayden, Kumar Sangakkara, Martin Guptill, Rohit Sharma, Shakib Al Hasan, Kane Williamson, and Jonny Bairstow. They all are scored consecutive centuries in one World Cup.

When they all scored consecutive centuries?

#1 Mark Waugh

World cup edition: 1995/96

Consecutive Century: 2

1st: Against Kenya

  • Date: Feb 23, 1996
  • Runs: 130 off 128 balls
  • Boundaries: 14 four & 1 six

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2nd: Against India

  • Date: Feb 27, 1996
  • Runs: 126 off 135 balls
  • Boundaries: 8 fours & 3 sixes

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#2 Matthew Hayden

World cup edition: 2006/07

Consecutive Century: 2

1st: Against South Africa

  • Date: Mar 24, 2007
  • Runs: 101 off 68 balls
  • Boundaries: 14 fours & 4 sixes

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2nd: Against West Indies

  • Date: March 27, 2007
  • Runs: 158 off 143 balls
  • Boundaries: 14 four 4 six

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#3 Kumar Sangakkara

World cup edition: 2015

Consecutive Century: 4

1st: Against Bangladesh

  • Date: February 26, 2015
  • Runs: 105 runs off 76 balls
  • Boundaries: 13 fours & 1 six

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2nd: Against England

  • Date: March 1, 2015
  • Runs: 117 runs off 86 balls
  • Boundaries: 11 fours & 2 sixes

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3rd: Against Australia

  • Date: March 8, 2015
  • Runs: 104 runs off 107 balls
  • Boundaries: 11 fours

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4th: Against Scotland

  • Date: March 11, 2015
  • Runs: 124 runs off 95 balls
  • Boundaries: 13 fours & 4 sixes

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#4 Martin Guptil

World cup edition: 2015

Consecutive Century: 2

1st: Against Bangladesh

  • Date: March 13, 2015
  • Runs: 105 runs off 100 balls
  • Boundaries: 11 fours & 2 sixes

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2nd: Against West Indies

  • Date: March 21, 2015
  • Runs: 237 runs off 163 balls
  • Boundaries: 24 fours & 11 sixes

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#5 Rohit Sharma

World cup edition: 2019

Consecutive Century: 3

1st: Against England

  • Date: June 30, 2019
  • Runs: 102 runs off 109 balls
  • Boundaries: 15 fours

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2nd: Against Bangladesh

  • Date: July 2, 2019
  • Runs: 104 runs of 92 balls
  • Boundaries: 7 fours & 5 sixes

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3rd: Against Sri Lanka

  • Date: July 6, 2019
  • Runs: 103 runs of 94 balls
  • Boundaries: 14 fours & 2 sixes

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#6 Shakib Al Hasan

World cup edition: 2019

Consecutive Century: 2

1st: Against England

  • Date: June 8, 2019
  • Runs: 121 runs of 119 balls
  • Boundaries: 12 fours & 1 six

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2nd: Against West Indies

  • Date: June 17, 2019
  • Runs: 121 runs of 99 balls
  • Boundaries: 16 fours

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#7 Kane Williamson

World cup edition: 2019

Consecutive Century: 2

1st: Against South Africa

  • Date: June 19, 2019
  • Runs: 106 runs of 138 balls
  • Boundaries: 9 fours & 1 six

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2nd: Against West Indies

  • Date: June 22, 2019
  • Runs: 148 runs of 154 balls
  • Boundaries: 14 fours, 1 six

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#8 Jonny Bairstow

World cup edition: 2019

Consecutive Century: 2

1st: Against India

  • Date: June 30, 2019
  • Runs: 111 runs of 109 balls
  • Boundaries: 10 fours, 6 sixes

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2nd: Against New Zeeland

  • Date: July 3, 2019
  • Runs: 106 runs of 99 balls
  • Boundaries: 15 fours, 1 six

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