IND vs PAK: Sachin Tendulkar Gave Big Statement Regarding Rohit Sharma After Record Was Broken October 12, 2023 – Posted in: Articles, Featured Articles – Tags: ,

IND vs PAK: Sachin Tendulkar Gave Big Statement Regarding Rohit Sharma After Record Was Broken: The Indian team’s second match in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 was played with Afghanistan. During this, Team India captain Rohit Sharma gave a record-breaking performance to ensure India’s second consecutive win.

India registered an eight-wicket victory over Afghanistan in match number 9 on the strength of a century by the experienced opener. During this, captain Rohit broke the World Cup record of Sachin Tendulkar by scoring his 31st century.

Rohit’s 31st century was his seventh century in the ODI World Cup. Rohit left behind the great batsman Tendulkar, Sachin previously held the record for most centuries in the World Cup. Before Rohit’s explosive batting, Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took four wickets to stop Hashmatullah Shahidi and Company, which was the best performance of Bumrah’s career in the ODI World Cup (4 wickets for 39 runs).

Tendulkar’s reaction after Rohit’s explosive performance

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar praised Jasprit Bumrah and Rohit Sharma for their stellar efforts in the ODI World Cup. He said, ‘Two excellent performances by Bumrah and Rohit, who were well supported by the bowling and batting units respectively. We saw two players in different roles in the two ICC World Cup 2023 matches, and that sets things up nicely for October 14. Tendulkar said, ‘2-time champions India will face 1992 winners Pakistan in their next match in the ODI World Cup 2023. We are waiting.

In fact, Tendulkar, who won the World Cup title in 2011, has scored 6 centuries in 44 innings of the ICC event. Indian captain Rohit managed to break Tendulkar’s record by scoring his seventh century in his 19th innings. Rohit also overtook Chris Gayle by hitting 556 sixes, the most by any player in international cricket. Rohit has also scored the third most centuries in ODI cricket, in this list he is behind only Virat Kohli (47) and Tendulkar (49).

Captain Rohit became the joint fastest batsman to score 1,000 runs in the ODI World Cup. David Warner and Rohit both passed 1,000 runs in 19 innings in the World Cup. Rohit’s century scored in 63 balls is the fastest century scored by an Indian in the ODI World Cup.

Ahead of India’s blockbuster match against Pakistan in the World Cup, Rohit Sharma said, ‘It is important for us not to worry about external things and only focus on the things we can control. We just need to perform well and perform well.

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