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Players who scored century on their ODI debut

Mallesh Naik
ANALYST

Denis Amiss was the first player to score a hundred on debut in ODIs.

Here is the list of the players who scored century in their first ODI match. Only 7 players have achieved these feat, Denis Amiss of England was first to do so, lets take a look through the players:

7) Rob Nicol

New Zealand player Rob Nicol scored 108* off 131 balls against Zimbabwe in Harare on 20th October 2011. He scored 11 fours in that innings and became the 7th player to do so.

6) Colin Ingram

Colin Ingram of South Africa is the 6th player to score a century on his ODI debut. He scored 124 off 126 balls, hitting 8 fours and 2 sixes against Zimbabwe in Bloemfontein on 15 October, 2010.

5) Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill of New Zealand is the 5th player to score a century on his ODI debut. He scored 122* off 135 balls against West Indies on 10 January, 2009 in Auckland with 8 fours and 2 sixes in his innings.

4) Saleem Elahi

Saleem Elahi of Pakistan was the 4th player to score a century on his ODI debut. He scored 102* off 133 balls against Sri Lanka in Gujranwala on 29 September 1995, amassing 7 fours and 1 six in his innings.

3) Andy Flower

Andy Flower of Zimbawe was the 3rd player to score a century on his ODI debut. He scored 115* off 152 balls against Sri Lanka in North Plymouth, scoring 8 fours and 1 six in his innings on 23 February, 1992.

2) Desmond Haynes

Desmond Haynes of West Indies is the 2nd player to score a century on his ODI debut. He scored 148 of 136 balls in Antigua against Australia, scoring 16 fours and 2 sixes in his innings on 22 February, 1978.

1) Denis Amiss

Denis Amiss of England is the first player to score a century on his ODI debut. He scored 103 off 134 balls, hitting 9 boundaries in Old Trafford against Australia on 24 August 1972.

(For India, the highest runs scored on debut is by Robin Uthappa, he scored 86 off 96 balls against England in Indore, hitting 12 fours and one huge six on 15th April, 2006.)

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