World Cup story in numbers: The highs and lows Part III

Sachin Tendulkar has scored most number of hundreds in the World Cup history.

Sachin Tendulkar tucks one on the on-side during India's match against Pakistan in 2003 World Cup.   -  V.V. KRISHNAN

The numbers game gets interesting as we get closer to the World Cup, starting May 30 in England and Wales. Sachin Tendulkar has scored most number of hundreds in the tournament's history.

Fewest balls to reach an individual 50: 18 Brendon McCullum (77 in 25 balls) - NZ vs Eng (Wellington) 20 Feb 2015

Fewest balls to reach an individual 100: 50 Kevin O’Brien (113 in 63 balls) – Ire vs Eng (Bangalore) 2 Mar 2011

Most individual 100s: 6 (Sachin Tendulkar)

Most individual 50s (50-99): 15 (Sachin Tendulkar)

Most individual 50+ scores: 21 (Sachin Tendulkar)

*Stats by Mohandas Menon

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