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Happy Birthday Rohit Sharma: Know 5 historical records of Hitman

By Kaif - April 30, 2024 - Last updated on Apr 30, 2024 03:46 PM
Happy Birthday Rohit Sharma: Know 5 historical records of Hitman

Happy Birthday Rohit Sharma: Indian cricket team captain and great batsman Rohit Sharma is celebrating his 37th birthday today i.e. on 30 April 2024. Rohit, popularly known as Hitman, made many amazing records in the world of cricket, which are not only difficult but impossible to break.This time he is not the captain of Mumbai Indians (MI). Rohit is playing as a player. Hardik Pandya has got the captaincy in his place.

But fans know very well that Rohit is very high in captaincy and many other matters. He has defeated the bowlers with the help of his bat. Rohit has made many such records in the history of cricket with his bat, which cannot be broken.

Especially in ODI cricket, when Rohit's bat moves, even the best bowlers are stunned. Hitman Rohit has scored 3 double centuries in ODIs, whereas for any batsman, scoring even one double century is no less than a dream. Today in this blog we will tell about 5 historical records of Rohit Sharma on Rohit Sharma Birthday Special

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5 historical records of Rohit Sharma

Happy Birthday Rohit Sharma: Know 5 historical records of Hitman

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5. Most fours in an ODI innings

Rohit had hit 33 fours in the historic innings of 264 runs played against Sri Lanka. This is also an unbreakable record in cricket history. Rohit is at the top in terms of this record. After him, Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag jointly occupy the second position, who hit 25-25 fours in an innings.

4. Most sixes in international cricket

Rohit is a hit not only in ODI but in all three formats of international cricket. He is called Sixer King in International Cricket (Test, ODI, T20). The proof of this is that Rohit has hit the maximum number of 597 sixes in international cricket. There is no one around him either.

Rohit has hit these sixes in 472 international matches. In this matter, Chris Gayle of West Indies is at second place, who has hit 553 sixes in 483 international matches. The third number belongs to former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi, who hit 476 sixes in 524 international matches.

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3. Most centuries in an ODI World Cup

Rohit has also made a splash with his bat in the ODI World Cup. There is such a historical record in his name, recording which is a matter of pride for every player. Rohit has made the record of scoring maximum 5 centuries in a single ODI World Cup.

He achieved this feat in the 2019 ODI World Cup. In this tournament, the Indian team was eliminated after losing to New Zealand in the semi-finals. After Rohit, there are Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara and South Africa's Quinton de Kock, who have scored equally 4-4 centuries.

2. Highest score in ODI match

Rohit Sharma has made such a record in ODI cricket, to break which any batsman will have to play a breath-taking innings. For this, that batsman may also take full strength and his condition may worsen. This is the record of highest score in ODI cricket.

Actually, Rohit has the record of scoring 264 runs in an ODI match. This amazing and historical record was made against Sri Lanka on 13 November 2014. Rohit played this innings in 173 balls, in which he hit 9 sixes and a record 33 fours. Whereas in this match the Sri Lankan team was limited to 251 runs, that is, even 11 Sri Lankan players together could not take the team beyond Rohit's score.

1. 3 double centuries in ODI cricket

Rohit Sharma has scored double centuries not once or twice but thrice in ODI format. He scored his first double century on 2 November 2013. Then Rohit played a brilliant inning of 209 runs against Australia in Bengaluru. Exactly one year later, Rohit created a new history in ODI cricket.

Exactly one year later, on 13 November 2014, Rohit once again impressed the legends in ODI cricket. Hitman once again scored a double century. This time he played a brilliant inning of 264 runs against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

After 3 years, Rohit's bat once again roared in such a way that the bowlers trembled. This time Hitman scored the third double century of his career and became the first cricketer in the world to do so. This time again Rohit made Sri Lanka a victim. He played an unbeaten inning of 208 runs on the ground of Mohali.

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