We have seen how comfortable the cricketers are in their home ground. One of the important factors for this in online fantasy cricket is the huge crowd support they get.
Another one is the pitch condition, which also effects the selection of a daily fantasy cricket team for the online cricket game lovers.
If we go with the records of the Indian team, especially the batsmen, they have got an average record even outside their continent. Though, many Indian batsmen have scored huge in and outside Asia. The number of centuries made outside Asia is a very decent indicator of the kind of skill a fantasy cricket Indian batsman possesses.
Let’s take a look at the Indian batsmen with the most number of centuries outside Asia. Don’t forget to join with your fantasy team at 11wickets.com to play online cricket games.
VVS Laxman – Eight Centuries
A great artist with the bat in his hand, VVS Laxman created madness in opposition team with style. In most cases of his career, Laxman batted at number 6 position for Indian cricket team. It’s not always easy to score giant when a batsman comes down to bat at number 6, because there is not much time and resources left. Despite this constraint, Laxman was able to score 17 centuries during his Test career.
He’d this power to bat with the tail and while accomplishing this, he took India over the finishing line on a large number of events. Out of his 17 centuries, 8 centuries came outside Asia. In Australia, he scored four centuries. Laxman never made a century in England and South Africa, which is the sole scratch in his otherwise excellent Test career.
Virat Kohli – Eleven Centuries
Probably the best present-day batsman, Virat Kohli is in a position for taking a shot at nearly every record in the books of Test cricket. The great thing about him is the manner he is strengthening with every match.
Virat has made runs worldwide and that too with great ease. He has scored 24 centuries until now in his Test career and 11 of those have fallen outside of Asia. Like Laxman, Kohli also has a liking for Australian pitches where he has scored five centuries. He has made two centuries every in England and South Africa. In West Indies and New Zealand, he has scored one century each.
Rahul Dravid – Fourteen Centuries
He is the wall of Indian cricket and had been instrumental in many wins of Indian team outside Asia. Though, his first 100 took quite a long time to come, however, once he went past that block, he continued to score a large number of great centuries for India.
Dravid scored 36 centuries in Test cricket and out of those centuries, 14 were made outside Asia. He made six centuries in English kingdom, which is regarded as the most challenging to bat. 3 of his centuries came in the West Indies, whilst two came in New Zealand. He made one 100 each in Australia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Sunil Gavaskar – Fifteen Centuries
Gavaskar is regarded as the first superstar of the Indian batting line-up. He is also considered as the most technically sound opener the world has ever seen. This former great batsman has scored 34 centuries in his whole test career. Out of 34, 15 he has scored outside Asia. And those 15, he made 7 centuries in the grounds of West Indies. In Australian pitches, he has scored 5 centuries while in 2 in English pitches. One of his 100 came from the New Zealand pitches.
Sachin Tendulkar – Eighteen Centuries
There is nothing much to say about this finest Indian batsman. He has the record of making 51 international test centuries. In his 51 test hundred, 18 centuries were made outside Asia. He scored six 100 in Australian pitches, 5 in South Africa and England and 2 in New Zealand. He scored 1 century in West Indies pitch.
*Records have been compiled as on June 17, 2019
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