Hitman Rohit Sharma owning the Cricket World Cup in India!

By Sidhant Maheshwari
Published on | Nov 15, 2023

Selfless captain!

Rohit Sharma led from the front again with another whirlwind knock, a 29-ball 47 that provided India a perfect platform in the semifinal

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World record for Rohit!

Rohit Sharma became the first cricketer in Cricket World Cup history to hit 50 sixes

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Hitman leaves Gayle behind

With 4 maximums vs NZ, Rohit (51) now has most sixes in Cricket World Cup history, surpassing Chris Gayle (49)

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Most sixes in a single edition

Rohit also beat Gayle's previous record for most sixes in a World Cup edition. Gayle hit 26 sixes in 2015 and Rohit has already smashed 28 in 2023

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Rohit Sharma loves the World Cups

Indian captain has now accumulated 1323 runs in his last 21 World Cup knocks, averaging more than 61. He has also smashed 7 hundreds and 4 fifties

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Roball in the World Cup!

Rohit is the only player in World Cup history to score 500+ runs in consecutive World Cups (2019 and 2023)

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A milestone for Hitman!

Rohit also became the 5th highest run-scorer in World Cup history, going past Warner. He's only behind Sachin, Ponting, Kohli and Sangakkara

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Fastest to 1500 World Cup runs

Rohit now has 1528 runs in World Cup - he is the fastest to the 1500-run mark, getting there in just 27 innings

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