Rohit Sharma Century Ind vs Wi: Indian team opener Rohit Sharma has scored a century against West Indies at the ground of Visakhapatnam. Rohit Sharma has created a history by hitting a brilliant century in the second match of the three-match ODI series. Rohit Sharma has become the first player in the world to score the most international centuries in an year as an opener.
Right-handed batsman Rohit Sharma completed his 28th ODI century with the help of 11 fours and 2 sixes in 107 balls in the second ODI against the West Indies. At the same time, in the year 2019, this seventh century has come out in the ODI match with Rohit Sharma’s bat. Apart from this, Rohit Sharma has scored three centuries in Test cricket as an opener, including a double century. In this way Rohit Sharma has got 10 international centuries this year.
Hitman did amazing in a calendar year
32 year old Rohit Sharma has now become the only opener in the world who has scored 10 international centuries in a calendar year. In the World Cup 2019, Rohit Sharma hit 5 centuries, which was a world record. One such world record is now set by Rohit Sharma before the end of 2019. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, storm opener Virender Sehwag, David Warner and all the stalwarts are also behind in this matter.
Highest international century in a calendar year as an opener
Rohit Sharma – 10 centuries (2019)
Sachin Tendulkar – 9 Centuries (1998)
Graeme Smith – 9 Centuries (2005)
David Warner – 9 Centuries (2016)
This is the 28th century of ODI for Hitman Rohit Sharma. He has surpassed South African batsman Hashim Amla in terms of scoring the most ODI centuries and has equaled Sri Lankan veteran Sanath Jayasuriya. However, the world record for hitting the most ODI centuries is in the name of Sachin Tendulkar, who has scored 49 centuries in this format.