Captain Rohit Sharma reached the milestone of 18,000 runs in international cricket during India’s ICC Cricket World Cup match against England in Lucknow. The 36-year-old accomplished this feat, becoming just the fifth Indian to do so.
In the game, Rohit faced a challenging situation, maintaining his composure as wickets fell at the other end, and he scored 87 runs from 101 balls, including 10 fours and three sixes, at a strike rate of over 86.
While he missed achieving his eighth World Cup century, he now has an impressive international record with 18,040 runs in 457 matches, averaging 43.57, and a strike rate of 86.71.
In 457 international games, Rohit made 18,040 runs with an average of 43.57 and a strike rate of 86.71
This includes 45 centuries and 99 half-centuries, with his highest score being 264, which remains the highest-ever individual score in ODIs. Rohit Sharma has an impressive record in Test cricket, accumulating 3,677 runs from 52 matches at an average of 46.54.
He has registered 10 centuries and 16 half-centuries in 88 innings, with a personal best score of 212. In One Day Internationals (ODIs), Rohit has made his mark by amassing 10,510 runs in 257 matches for India, boasting an average of 49.57.
He has achieved 31 fifties and 54 half-centuries in this format, with his highest individual score being 264. Notably, he stands as the sixth-highest run-scorer for the Indian team in ODIs.
Rohit Sharma has played 148 T20 Internationals (T20Is), where he has contributed 3,853 runs. His performance reflects an average of 31.32, and he has maintained a strike rate of over 139.
During his 140 innings, Rohit has notched up four centuries and 29 half-centuries, with a personal best of 118. Remarkably, he stands as the second-highest run-scorer in the history of T20Is.
Sachin Tendulkar is the player who has scored the most runs in India and worldwide. He has a total of 34,357 runs in 664 matches, with an average of 48.52. He has an amazing record of 100 centuries and 164 fifties. His best score in one game is 248 not out.
Rohit Sharma, another skilled cricketer, has excelled in the ICC Cricket World Cup. He has played 23 matches, accumulating 1,376 runs at an impressive average of 65.52.
In these 23 innings, he has scored seven centuries and five half-centuries, with a top score of 140 runs. Among all World Cup players, Rohit ranks as the sixth-highest run-scorer and has the record for the most centuries in the tournament.
During the ongoing World Cup match, England’s captain, Jos Buttler, won the toss and chose to field at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. India wants to win again in the World Cup, and England is hoping to recover because their chances of getting to the semi-finals depend on this match.
India XI: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul (wk), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
England XI: Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Joe Root, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood