Rohit Sharma first batsman to hit five centuries in a World Cup – Cases of India

The Indian opener etched his name in the history books by becoming the first batsman to hit five centuries in a single edition of the World Cup. Rohit Sharma broke former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara’s record for the most number of centuries. Sangakkara made four consecutive tons in the last edition of the showpiece…

Rohit Sharma first batsman to hit five centuries in a World Cup – Cases of India

The Indian opener etched his title in the historical previous books by becoming the first batsman to hit five centuries in a single version of the World Cup. Rohit Sharma broke ragged Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara’s document for potentially the most possibility of centuries. Sangakkara made four consecutive heaps in the final version of the showpiece match in 2015.

Highlights

  • Rohit broke ragged Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara’s document for potentially the most possibility of centuries
  • Rohit’s third hundred in a row also tied him with Sachin Tendulkar for the document of six overall at World Cups
  • Rohit also turned the second Indian after Sachin to amass over 600 runs in a single version of the WC

Rohit Sharma. (AFP Photo)

Rohit Sharma first batsman to hit five centuries in a World Cup

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in this World Cup. The Indian opener etched his title in the historical previous books by becoming the first batsman to hit five centuries in a single version of the World Cup.

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The 32-year-outdated batsman accomplished the milestone in India’s final league match against Sri Lanka at the Headingley Cricket Floor in Leeds on Saturday.

Rohit broke ragged Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara’s document for potentially the most possibility of centuries. Sangakkara made four consecutive heaps in the final version of the showpiece match in 2015.

Rohit’s third hundred in a row also tied him with Sachin Tendulkar for the document of six overall at World Cups.


Rohit became as soon as disregarded by Kasun Rajitha for 103 in the Thirty first over. He hammered 14 fours and two sixes all over his 92-ball reside at the crease. The trusty-handed batsman recorded centuries against South Africa (122*), Pakistan (140), England (102) and Bangladesh (104).


At some stage in the route of his twenty seventh ODI ton, Rohit also went previous Shakib Al Hasan’s tally of 606 runs in eight innings when he reached 63 with India chasing 265 for victory.


The leading scorer in the continued World Cup, Rohit (647) also turned the second Indian after Sachin to amass over 600 runs in a single version of the showpiece match. Sachin (673) held the document of scoring maximum runs in 2003.




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