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Asia Cup 2018: Indian skipper Rohit Sharma not just made century against Pakistan, but also broke the record of Brian Lara

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 September 2018, 15:45 IST
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In the last match against Pakistan, team India won the clearly with 9 wickets with the help of Indian skipper Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan's centuries. Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma came to open to the batting of team India they both had a partnership of 210 runs while chasing the target of 238 runs.

In this match, Shikhar Dhawan made 113 runs whether Rohit Sharma made 111 runs. Rohit Sharma made the first century in this tournament and with this century he also hit 7000 runs in ODIs.

 

Rohit Sharma broke the record of West Indies star batsman Brian Lara while making 7000 runs and he completed the record in 181 innings. Whether Brian Lara completed 7000 runs in 183 innings. South African batsman Hashim Amla is on top with 150 innings.

Talking about the record list, first, it is Hashmi Amla with 150 innings, second Team India skipper Virat Kohli with 161 innings, third AB De Villiers with 166 innings, fourth Sourav Ganguly with 174 innings, fifth Rohit Sharma with 181 innings.

First published: 24 September 2018, 15:45 IST
 
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