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Stats: Rohit overtakes Tendulkar for most World Cup hundreds

Top of the Sixes chart

556-Rohit 84-ball 131 included 16 hits to the wall and five over it, assisting him with outperforming Chris Gayle’s count of 553 sixes in worldwide cricket. The second-best, among current cricketers, is Britain’s white-ball commander Jos Buttler, who right now has 315 sixes across designs.

Most sixes in international cricket

556 – Rohit Sharma

553 – Chris Gayle

476 – Shahid Afridi

398 – Brendon McCullum

383 – Martin Guptill

Least innings to 1,000 runs in World Cups

19-innings taken by Rohit Sharma to 1,000 runs On the planet Cup, made him the joint-quickest to the imprint close by David Warner, who had arrived at the achievement in Chennai on Sunday. Of the 23 players to have collected at least 1000 runs On the Planet Cup to date, Rohit has the best normal (65.23), his strike pace of precisely 100 being just bettered by Stomach muscle de Villiers (117.29).

19 – David Warner

19 – Rohit Sharma

20 – Sachin Tendulkar

20 – AB de Villiers

21 – Sir Vivian Richards

21 – Sourav Ganguly

A record-breaking ton

Rohit recorded his 31st hundred in ODIs, and a stunning seventh in World Cups, taking him past Sachin Tendulkar’s count of six to guarantee the record for the marquee occasion. Curiously, Rohit’s seven World Cup hundreds came against six distinct adversaries. Sachin Tendulkar (6) and Kumar Sangakkara (5) scored theirs against five unique groups in the opposition.

Most ODI hundreds

49 – Sachin Tendulkar

47 – Virat Kohli

31 – Rohit Sharma

30 – Ricky Ponting

28 – Sanath Jayasuriya

Most hundreds in World Cups

7 – Rohit Sharma

6 – Sachin Tendulkar

5 – Ricky Ponting

5 – Kumar Sangakkara

It was Rohit’s 29th hundred as an opener, which was just bettered by Tendulkar, who scored 45 at the batting position.

He presently has three World Cup hundreds in an effective pursuit, another record, outperforming Gordon Greenidge, Ramiz Raja, and Stephen Fleming, who had two each.

63 – balls taken by Rohit to finish his hundred made him the quickest Indian to the achievement in World Cups, breaking the record recently held by Virender Sehwag, who did it in 81 balls against Bermuda at Port of Spain in 2007. It is likewise the second-quickest hundred in a World Cup pursuit.

It was likewise the fifth quickest hundred for India in the configuration, and unintentionally, every one of them has arrived in an effective run-pursue.

Fastest hundreds in World Cups (by balls faced)

49 – Aiden Markram (SA) vs SL, Delhi, 2023

50 – Kevin O’Brien (IRE) vs ENG, Bengaluru, 2011

51 – Glenn Maxwell (AUS) vs SL, Sydney, 2015

52 – AB de Villiers (SA) vs WI, Sydney, 2015

57 – Eoin Morgan (ENG) vs AFG, Manchester, 2019

63 – Rohit Sharma vs AFG, Delhi, 2023

Fastest ODI hundreds for India (by balls faced)

52 – Virat Kohli vs AUS, Jaipur, 2013

60 – Virender Sehwag vs NZ, Hamilton, 2009

61 – Virat Kohli vs AUS, Nagpur, 2013

62 – Mohammad Azharuddin vs NZ, Baroda, 1988

63 – Rohit Sharma vs AFG, Delhi, 2023

76 – runs scored by Rohit Sharma is the second most elevated in the initial 10 overs of a World Cup innings beginning around 2003 (where ball-by-ball information is accessible), one shy of Brendon McCullum’s 77 against Britain in Wellington in 2015. The third most noteworthy – 72 by Kusal Mendis – was recorded at a similar setting the week before.

131 – runs scored by Rohit is the most elevated for India in an effective World Cup pursuit, outperforming Tendulkar’s 127* against Kenya in Cuttack in the 1996 release.

Kishan has his impact in a stroke-filled start

Highest opening partnerships for India in the World Cup

189Rohit Sharma, KL RahulSri LankaLeeds, 2019
180Rohit Sharma, KL RahulBangladeshBirmingham, 2019
174Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit SharmaIrelandHamilton, 2015
163Sachin Tendulkar, Ajay JadejaKenyaCuttack, 1996
156Ishan Kishan, Rohit SharmaAfghanistanDelhi, 2023
Four of the above stands came in pursues, Birmingham 2019 being the special case.
The organization came at a run-pace of 8.35, the most elevated for an initial stand worth at least 150 in World Cup history. In general, it stands fifth in all ODIs, and the second speediest for India, after the unbeaten 201-run stand between Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir against New Zealand at Hamilton in 2009, which had come at 8.55 runs per over.
Highest PP scores for India (where data available*)
97/2 vs SL, Hobart, 2012
94/0 vs AFG, Delhi, 2023
91/1 vs SL, Colombo, 2021
87/0 vs SA, Nagpur, 2011
83/1 vs WI, Port of Spain, 2019

A dominant win

India gunned down the 273 run focus in only 35 overs, making it the quickest 250 or more pursued in World Cups with regards to the run rate. Three of the main five have now come extremely close to the continuous release.

In general, it was their seventh effective pursuit of at least 250 in the opposition, no other group has more than five.

Highest run rates in successful 250-plus chases in World Cups

Run-rateFinal scoreTeamOpponentVenue, Year
7.8273/2IndiaAfghanistanDelhi, 2023
7.78283/1New ZealandEnglandAhmedabad, 2023
7.75322/3BangladeshWest IndiesTaunton, 2019
7.13345/4PakistanSri LankaHyderabad, 2023
7.05260/2IndiaIrelandHamilton, 2015

Highest targets successfully chased by India in World Cups

288 vs Zimbabwe, Auckland, 2015

275 vs Sri Lanka, Mumbai WS, 2011 Final

274 vs Pakistan, Centurion, 2003

273 vs Afghanistan, Delhi, 2023

265 vs Sri Lanka, Headingley, 2019

Afghanistan’s dismal World Cup journey continues

Afghanistan in the meantime, has now lost 14 World Cup matches in succession, a number surpassed simply by Zimbabwe, who had lost 18 straight matches somewhere in the range of 1983 and 1992.

Most consecutive defeats in ODI World Cups

18 – Zimbabwe (1983-1992)

14 – Scotland (1999-2015)

14* – Afghanistan (2015-2023)

11 – Canada (2003-2011)

10 – Netherlands (1996-2003)

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