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Rohit Sharma Record List, World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma first cricketer to score 5 centuries in a World Cup

Rohit Sharma World Cup Records 2019: Rohit Sharma has become the only batsman to score 5 centuries in a single World Cup edition. Get Rohit Sharma's full records list here.

Jul 7, 2019 03:34 IST
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Rohit Sharma World Cup Records 2019: Rohit Sharma has become the first and only batsman to score 5 centuries in a single World Cup edition. Rohit Sharma has also equalled Sachin Tendulkar's record of scoring six centuries across Cricket World Cup tournaments. Sharma with this, overtook Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara and Australia's Ricky Ponting who have made five centuries in world cup matches.

Rohit Sharma Century Record: Most Centuries in ODI Cricket World Cup

1. Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma- 6

2. Ricky Ponting, Kumar Sangakkara- 5

Rohit Sharma Records - Man of the Match award

Rohit Sharma was named the Man of the Match in India vs Sri Lanka World Cup match. This takes Rohit Sharma's MoM award number in World Cup 2019 to four. With this, Rohit Sharma has equalled Yuvraj Singh's record of four Man of the Match awards in a single World Cup tournament. Singh had won four MoM awards for his performance in the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Sachin Tendulkar is third on the list with three Man of the Match awards in a single ODI World Cup.

Rohit Sharma Record-Highest opening stand for India

Rohit Sharma along with KL Rahul has also set a new record for highest opening stand for India in ODI World Cups. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul put up a 189-run partnership for the first wicket during India vs Sri Lanka World Cup cricket match 2019. The record of the second highest opening stand is also held by the same pair. Sharma and Rahul had set up a 180-run opening stand for India during India vs Bangladesh World Cup 2019 match.The third highest opening stand for India was 174 run partnership, which was set by Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma against Ireland in 2015.

Rohit Sharma Records List| Centuries List|Rohit Sharma ODI Records

Rohit Sharma made 103 runs from 94 balls in India vs Sri Lanka world cup cricket match. This is Rohit Sharma's fifth century in World Cup 2019 and his third consecutive century.

Rohit Sharma, besides becoming the first player to score 5 centuries in a single World Cup has also become the first cricketer to score three centuries while chasing in ODI World Cups. He has also equalled Sachin Tendulkar's record of scoring most centuries for India in ODI World Cups. The cricketer who is third in the list is Saurav Ganguly, who has made four Cup centuries for India.

Rohit Sharma also has the third highest number of centuries while chasing in ODIs, after Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar. While Virat Kohli has made 25 centuries for India while chasing in a match, Sachin Tendulkar has made 17 centuries while chasing and Rohit Sharma has made 13 centuries while chasing for India. Chris Gayle ranks fourth with 12 centuries while chasing in a match, followed by Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan, who has made 11 centuries while chasing.

Rohit Sharma has also climbed to the fifth spot in the list of batsmen who have score most centuries in ODIs. While Sachin Tendulkar tops the list with highest number of ODI centuries (49), Virat Kohli is second with 41 centuries, Ricky Ponting third with 30 centuries, Sanath Jayasuriya fourth with 28 centuries and Rohit Sharma is fifth with 27 centuries in ODIs.

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