Rohit Sharma: India's true hero in Cricket World Cup 2023

By Sidhant Maheshwari
Published on | Nov 17, 2023

Leading from the front

With no care for milestones, all Rohit has done this World Cup is get India off to fliers

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Hitman going bonkers from word go!

At 6.87, India have the best run rate in the powerplay this World Cup, largely because of one man, their captain Rohit Sharma

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The ever-consistent Hitman

Rohit, earlier in this World Cup, became the first player ever to score 500 runs in consecutive editions of marquee tournament

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Dealing in only boundaries!

Out of the 550 runs Rohit has scored in 2023 WC, 416 have come off boundaries - 62 fours and 28 sixes

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Most sixes in a single edition

Rohit’s 28 sixes are the highest ever for a player in a single edition. He beat Chris Gayle’s record of 26 sixes from 2015

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World record for Rohit

Rohit also became the first-ever batter to hit 50 sixes in World Cup history. He currently has 51 maximums

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Best SR among Top 10

With a strike rate in excess of 124, Rohit has the highest SR among the Top 10 run-scorers in this World Cup

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