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ODI World Cup 2023 IND vs AFG Rohit Sharma Records


ODI World Cup 2023 IND vs AFG Rohit Sharma Records : In the ninth match of World Cup 2023, Indian team defeated Afghanistan by 8 wickets. In this match Afghanistan team batted first and scored 272 runs. In reply, Team India achieved this target in just 35 overs with the loss of only 2 wickets. The hero of this match was the captain of the Indian team Rohit Sharma, who led the team to victory on the strength of his brilliant century.

Chasing the target of 273 runs, captain Rohit Sharma gave Team India a flying start. At the same time he got good support from Ishan Kishan from the other end. Rohit scored 130 runs in just 84 balls in this match. 16 fours and 5 sixes came from Rohit’s bat. Ishaan, who opened with him, scored 47 runs off 47 balls. After this, Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 55 and Shreyas Iyer scored an unbeaten 25 to lead the team to victory.

But Rohit Sharma broke many records of international cricket in this single match. Rohit has now become the batsman with the most centuries (7) in the World Cup. He has the most number of sixes (555) in international cricket. Apart from this, Rohit has become the fastest batsman to score 1000 runs (19 innings) in the World Cup. Rohit became the fastest Indian batsman to score a century (63) in the World Cup.

Most centuries as an opener

  • 45 : Sachin Tendulkar (India)

  • 29 : Rohit Sharma (India)

  • 28 : Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

  • 27: Hashim Amla (South Africa)

  • 25 : Chris Gayle (West Indies)

Most sixes in ODIs

  • 556 : Rohit Sharma (India)

  • 553 : Chris Gayle (West Indies)

  • 476 : Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)

  • 398 : Brandom McCullum (New Zealand)

  • 383 : Martin Guptill (New Zealand)

Most Centuries in ODIs

  • 49 : Sachin Tendulkar (India)

  • 47 : Virat Kohli (India)

  • 31 : Rohit Sharma (India)

  • 30 : Ricky Ponting (Australia)

  • 28 : Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

Most Centuries in World Cup

  • 7: Rohit Sharma (India, 19 matches)

  • 6 : Sachin Tendulkar (India, 44 matches)

  • 5: Ricky Ponting (Australia, 42 matches)

  • 5: Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka, 35 matches)

  • 4: David Warner (Australia, 19 matches)

Earlier, Afghanistan scored 272 runs for the loss of 8 wickets while batting first. Hashmatullah Shahidi scored 80 runs for Afghanistan. Azmatullah Umarzai scored 62 runs. However, this score remained very low on the flat pitch of Delhi. Jasprit Bumrah did well to keep Afghanistan at a low score. Bumrah took 4 wickets in this match. Hardik Pandya took 2 wickets while Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav took 1 wicket each.

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