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World Cup 2019 Record: Rohit Sharma becomes 2nd Indian cricketer to hit 600 runs in World Cup

Rohit Sharma World Cup 2019 Record List: Rohit Sharma hits five centuries and becomes the world's fourth batsman and second Indian batsman to notch-up 600 runs in a World Cup edition while playing India vs Sri Lanka cricket match.

Jul 6, 2019 22:15 IST
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Rohit Sharma Hits 5th Century

World Cup 2019 Record List: Rohit Sharma shows his class play once again by becoming the world's fourth batsman and second Indian batsman to notch-up 600 runs in a World Cup edition while playing India vs Sri Lanka cricket match on July 6th. Moreover, Sharma also achieved a milestone of becoming the first-ever cricketer to hit 5 centuries in a World Cup tournament. Sharma also becomes the third highest run scorer in a world cup tournament, after Sachin Tendulkar and Australian Mathew Hayden. Sharma achieved all this feat after scoring 103 runs by hitting 94 balls, 14 Fours and 2 sixes.

Rohit Sharma hits 5 centuries

Rohit Sharma: A Highest Run Scorer with Most centuries, Highest Sixes, & a 1000-run mark in 2019: Indian vice-captain Rohit Sharma sets several records in the World Cup 2019 tournament. He earlier became the first Indian player to hit four centuries in a single edition of the World Cup and the first Indian batsman to cross 1000-run mark in ODIs in 2019 after hitting a century in India vs Bangladesh cricket match. Sharma achieved this feat after he hit 104 runs against Bangladesh. Have a look at the various records set by Rohit till now:

Fifth Century - Rohit Sharma notched up his 5th century of the World Cup 2019 during the India vs Sri Lanka match and became the leading run-scorer. This feat makes him first batsman ever to hit 4 centuries in a single edition of the ICC World Cup.

Player of the India vs Bangladesh match - Hitman Rohit became the Player of the Match for his outstanding innings against Bangladesh during the ongoing World Cup 2019 tournament.

Rohit Sharma’s innings at India vs Bangladesh match of ICC World Cup 2019

Batsman

Runs

Balls

Fours

Sixes

Rohit Sharma

104

92

7

5

Maximum Sixes: Rohit Sharma is the sole Indian player to make maximum sixes in the 2019 World Cup tournament with 12 sixes in his pocket.

Rohit crosses 1000-run Mark

Rohit completed 1000 runs in a calendar year for the third time in a row and joins the list of batsmen featuring Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Sharma scored 1293 runs in 2018 and 1030 runs in 2019 till now. This four-figure is yet to become stronger during the ICC World Cup 2019.

Have a look at the previous record-holders

Batsmen

Year of crossing 1000 runs-mark

Virat Kohli

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Sachin Tendulkar

1996, 1997, 1998

MS Dhoni

2007, 2008, 2009

Internationally, Rohit has become the 3rd player after Aaron Finch (Australia - 1138) and Usman Khawaja (Australia - 1067) to reach 1000 ODI runs in 2019.

Rohit hits 500+ runs in a World Cup tournament

Also, Rohit became the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to hit 500 plus runs in a World Cup tournament. So far, Rohit has scored 519 runs in the 2019 World Cup tournament. Tendulkar made over 500 runs in 1996 and 2003 World Cup editions. Rohit is followed by Australia’s David Warner on the list with 516 runs.

Rohit Sharma has maintained his exceptional form since the start of the ICC World Cup 2019. His performance has washed away the doubts of all those who had questioned and criticized him before the beginning of tournament.