Rohit Sharma Scored 7000 Runs in ODI
The Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has hammered Pakistan and became ninth India to score 7000 Runs in ODI on Sunday Asia Cup 2018. Where he has scored his 19 hundred in the format.
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The other Indian to achieve this target are Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul David, MS Dhoni, Virat Kholi, Mohammad Azharuddin, Virendra Sehwag, and Yuvraj Singh.
Rohit’s Third Fifth Above Score In Asia Cup
Rohit Sharma Continued his imperious in this Asia Cup with scoring third fifty-plus score in ongoing Asia cup they are 52, 83* and 111*. Till the time match got finished Rohit had hit four sixes and seven fours and remained not out on 111 of 119 balls.
Pakistan Gave a Target of 238
It was a grain of salt for Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, Chasing a target for 238 was easy game for them. Dhawan tons has forced Pakistan bowlers to bow down. This was the Indian’s biggest win over Pakistan where India won by nine wickets.
After Sachin Tendulkar (118), & Navjot Sidhu (101), at Sharjah way back in 1996, and Virendra Sehwag (108) & Rahul Dravid (104) at Kochin in 2005, this was only the third time that two Indian batsmen scored tons against Pakistan.
Rohit Sharma In 11th no. of the Chart
Rohit Sharma is at 11th spot of the chart when it comes to no. of ODI centuries. Rohit (19) is currently level with Brian Lara, Mahela Jayawardene, and Ross Taylor.
He is also the third fastest among Indians to reach 7000 runs in 181 innings, where Sourav Ganguly (174) and Virat Kohli in 161 innings. And South African Hashim Amla lead the spot with 150 innings.
The best opening partnership for Indian against Pakistan in ODIs is between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. The earlier record was under Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly 159 in Dhaka 1998.
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