Saturday, January 28, 2023

Rohit Sharma: Rohit Sharma ends drought of centuries, scores century in ODIs after 3 years, equals Ricky Ponting

Team India captain Rohit Sharma has ended the drought of his centuries. Rohit Sharma scored a century in the third ODI against New Zealand in Indore. This is the 30th century of Rohit Sharma’s career, after almost 3 years Rohit has scored an ODI century. With this, Rohit Sharma has reached equal to Ricky Ponting in terms of most centuries in ODI cricket.

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Rohit Sharma scored 101 runs in 85 balls in this match, which included 9 fours and 6 sixes. Rohit Sharma’s bat yielded runs at a strike rate of 118. Rohit had a partnership of 212 runs with Shubman Gill here.

Century in ODI came after 3 years

The last century from Rohit Sharma’s bat came on 19 January 2020, when he scored an inning of 119 runs against Australia in Bengaluru. Since then Rohit Sharma was not able to score any century and everyone was waiting for his long innings. Rohit Sharma had to wait for a total of 17 innings between the 29th and 30th century.

Most centuries in ODI cricket
• Sachin Tendulkar – 463 matches, 49 centuries
• Virat Kohli – 271 matches, 46 centuries
• Rohit Sharma – 241 matches, 30 centuries
• Ricky Ponting – 375 matches, 30 centuries
• Sanath Jayasuriya – 445 matches, 28 centuries

Most hundreds for India in ODIs
• Sachin Tendulkar – 463 matches, 49 centuries
• Virat Kohli – 271 matches, 46 centuries
• Rohit Sharma – 241 matches, 30 centuries

Rohit Sharma’s ODI record-
• 241 matches, 9782 runs, 48.91 average
• 30 centuries, 48 ​​fifties, 3 double centuries
• 895 fours, 273 sixes

Let us inform that this year India also has to play One Day World Cup 2023, which will be played in India only. Rohit Sharma is the captain of the team and also the best batsman. In such a situation, his return to form and making big scores once again is great news for the Indian team. On one hand, Rohit is now scoring a century and on the other, Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill are also scoring century after century. In such a situation, this is a good sign for Team India.

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