Rohit Sharma has broken a lot of records in his remarkable career. Moreover, his statistics in all formats illustrate his impeccable value with the willow. Rohit Sharma made every effort to shine on the international stage after breaking into the Indian team in 2007.
The star Indian opener has managed to establish himself on a global scale. The man has it all: perfect timing, a wide variety of shots, and the capacity to fire rapidly.
The dynamic batsman has played 233 ODIs in his career. Moreover, he has scored 9376 runs at an excellent average of 48.58. He also has 45 half-centuries and 29 tons under his belt. Rohit has asserted his prowess in T20Is as well, amassing 3454 runs in the shorter format. He has a remarkable T20 record, averaging 32.28 with four tons and 27 fifties.
Nicknamed ‘Hitman’, Rohit Sharma is arguably the most successful skipper in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). With the red ball, he has by far displayed his value. His performances have only gotten better since he was elevated as an opener in October 2019. Nevertheless, even for a veteran behemoth like him, there are a few records far off his reach.
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5. Most ODI Runs as as Opener
The 35-year-old is arguably the greatest opener of the modern era. With 7409 runs in 149 matches at an impressive average of 56.56, his stats as an opener are iconic.
However, a certain Sachin Tendulkar has amassed 15310 runs while opening the innings in his ODI career. Needless to say, Rohit might not be able to surpass this record.
4. Highest T20I Average
Rohit Sharma has featured in 131 T20I matches for India during his brilliant career to date. Moreover, he has a really great batting average of 32.28. However, Rohit is quite unlikely to outperform the top two batters, whose batting averages exceed 50.
3. Most Sixes in ODI Cricket
Rohit Sharma has hit an impressive 250 sixes in 233 ODI matches so far. He is among the top 4 ODI batters with the most number of sixes. Nevertheless, with age catching him, it is very tough for him to score 102 more sixes to surpass Shahid Afridi’s record of 351.
2. Most Runs in World Cup History
Rohit Sharma is only the 3rd highest run-scorer in a single World Cup with 648 runs. Impressively, his batting average in that tournament was even better than the top 2. Meanwhile, he also has 978 runs in the tournament overall. Although good, he will never exceed Sachin’s 2278 runs in World Cup history.
1. Most Wins as a Captain
The current Indian all-format skipper has 43 wins in 52 matches as a captain. He is bound to retire as one of India’s greatest captains ever. Hitman has been impressive but breaking Ricky Ponting’s record of 220 wins as skipper is farfetched.