BBL: The next edition of the Big Bash League is scheduled to be played after the conclusion of T20 World Cup. It will start on December 13 with a total of 61 games. The final match will take place on February 4. Perth Scorchers will be seen defending their title in the 12th edition. The league was introduced in 2011 and has become a success among the other leagues.
It has now become one of the most prominent leagues in the world. Superstars from across the globe take part in this league, which makes this tournament more special. So far, in the history of the BBL, fans have seen many stars deliver some memorable performances. However, in this article, we will cover those players who have scored the most centuries in the BBL.
5. Usman Khawaja (2 centuries)
A total of seven batters have scored two centuries in the history of the BBL. At no. 5, the veteran opener Usman Khawaja is there. He has been part of the tournament since the very first season in 2011 and has played for Sydney Thunder. The left-hander has played a total of 59 matches and has scored 1818 runs at an average and strike rate of 34.30 and 129.85. He has also scored two centuries and 10 fifties.
2. Glenn Maxwell (2 centuries)
Star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is another player with two BBL centuries. He is also the third highest run-scorer in the league’s history. Maxwell has played in all BBL editions and has represented the Melbourne Renegades and Melbourne Stars in the tournament. In his 100-match career, he has scored 2673 at an average and strike rate of 33.83 and 150.84, along with two centuries and 18 half-centuries.
3. D’Arcy Short (2 centuries)
Another good player, who has emerged as a consistent BBL performer, is on this list. D’Arcy Short of the Hobart Hurricanes is third on the list, having made his BBL debut in 2016 and is still playing. The left-hander has been the most consistent performer in the tournament and has been among the top scorers. He has scored 2553 runs in 72 games at an average of 39.89 and a strike rate of 133.66. Short has also scored two centuries and 20 centuries.
2. Aaron Finch (2 BBL centuries)
Australian white-ball skipper Aaron Finch is second on the list. Finch has been in the lead whenever he plays in this tournament. That is why he is also the second highest run-getter in the BBL’s history. Finch has appeared in every edition of the Melbourne Renegades. So far, he has played 87 games and scored 2817 runs at an average and strike rate of 34.77 and 134.01. He has also scored two centuries and 22 half-centuries.
1. Ben McDermott (3 centuries)
There is only one player in the BBL who has scored three centuries in the history of the league. He is the young opener, Ben McDermott. The right-hander has emerged as a real talent and has also performed well in recent seasons. He made his debut in 2014 and has played for the Brisbane Heat, Hobart Hurricanes, and Melbourne Renegades. In 74 games, he has scored 2139 runs, along with three centuries and 10 half-centuries.
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