Scoring a century for your nation is always a big milestone in a cricketer’s career. But some players in the history of game have scored a century for more than one nation that they have represented. Here is the list of 3 players who have scored a century for two nations .
3. Mark Chapman
Mark Chapman, a top-order batter for New Zealand, became the only third player to ever score a century for two different nations, establishing his name in the history of cricket. A year after his debut for his native nation, Hong Kong ,he scored a brillant century. He later shifted to New Zealand, where he is now a member of the New Zealand cricket team. Recently, he scored 101 not out from 75 balls to help New Zealand chase a target of 307 against Scotland.
2. Ed Joyce
The Irish batter, Ed Joyce is best remembered for playing for two different nations in back-to-back World Cups. When the 2007 World Cup was played, Ed Joyce was a member of the England team. He became the first Irish to play for England in the modern era. He scored a century against the mighty Australian team at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground. After that he almost cemented his spot in the England Cricket team. He went on to score many centuries for Ireland. He was also one of the best batters for Ireland in his early days. He was another player in this list of scoring a hundred for 2 different nations.
1. Eoin Morgan
The England World Cup winning captain ,Eoin Morgan is the another name in this list who has scored a century for 2 different nations. Morgan intended to play for England even though he continued to play for Ireland until 2009. He was able to change nations with ease because his mother was English and he held a British passport. Morgan played in the productive World T20 campaign in 2009 after making his England debut against the West Indies. He has also scored a hundred for both the countries that he played for.