Rohit Sharma gets an opportunity to make history by breaking three transcending World Cup records when India take on Sri Lanka in their last gathering stage match of ICC World Cup 2019 on Saturday at Headingley, Leeds. India, having just verified their spot in the World Cup semi-finals with their triumph against Bangladesh a couple of days back, will eye the top spot by beating Sri Lanka and their bad habit skipper will get an opportunity to modify the record books of the game.
Rohit Sharma's innings of 104 against Bangladesh in India's past match helped Virat Kohli and Co secure their third progressive World Cup semi-last billet. His competition count presently peruses 544 keeps running at a normal of 90.66 and a strike rate of 96.96. He is at present the most noteworthy run scorer of the competition.
There are various records Rohit Sharma could conceivably rise to or outperform with another considerable innings against Sri Lanka.
The most hundreds of years in a solitary World Cup version:
Combined with his century against Bangladesh during the 2015 Quarter Final, Rohit has 5 World Cup hundreds of years. A glance at the players with the most World Cup hundreds of years:
Most keeps running in a solitary version of World Cup
The record for scoring most keeps running in a solitary World Cup has a place with India's Sachin Tendulkar. He had amassed 673 keeps running in the 2003 World Cup. While Rohit is still some far off far from that imprint however with India affirmed of playing two additional matches in this World Cup – against Sri Lanka and one semi-last – Rohit can toss an intense test to that Tendulkar record.
On a side note, Rohit's normal of 90.66 is the second-best by any batsman who has scored 500+ keeps running in a solitary World Cup (after Sangakkara's 108.20 in 2015).
An almost certain Tendulkar record that Rohit could break is the most runs scored in the gathering phases of a solitary.
World Cup (in spite of the fact that there are a couple of rivals in 2019!)
How does Rohit admission against Sri Lanka
The most noteworthy ODI score was by Rohit versus SL (264 at Kolkata, 2014).
Rohit's changed over his last 3 fifties to hundreds of years against Sri Lanka in ODIs
All have come in his last 6 ODI innings versus them.
Notwithstanding his 264, he crushed 208* against SL at Mohali in 2017, turning into the sole individual to crush numerous twofold hundred against t he same adversary in ODIs.