IND vs WI: Rohit Sharma started his captaincy career on the right track with the ODI series against the West Indies. The first match was also India’s 1000th ODI.
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IND vs WI: Rohit Sharma started his captaincy career on the right track with the ODI series against the West Indies. The first match was also India’s 1000th ODI. India won the historic match by 6 wickets. Rohit Sharma was the top scorer with 60 runs. He scored only 46 runs in the powerplay in this innings. Rohit Sharma may not be the Player of the Match in India’s historic victory but he broke Virat Kohli’s record. In addition, he surpassed Virender Sehwag in terms of runs.
Rohit Sharma hit a six at 60 in the first ODI of the series against the West Indies. With this single six, he completed 77 sixes in the matches India won. Captain Rohit did not hit a single six in the ODI that India lost. India’s victory in the 1000th ODI was the ninth victory under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. Virat Kohli has broken the record for most wins in the first 11 ODIs since becoming captain. He also surpassed Virat as the highest run scorer in the first 11 innings of the ODIs as captain. Rohit Sharma currently has over 600 runs. Virat Kohli scored only 592 runs.
Sehwag was left behind
Rohit Sharma joins list of highest-scoring Indian openers in ODIs Sehwag scored 7240 as Rohit Sharma overtook him in the 60-run innings in the first ODI against the West Indies. Rohit Sharma became the second highest-scoring opener for India in international matches. He made his 200th opener for India in the first ODI in Ahmedabad. Only Sunil Gavaskar (238 times) is ahead of him in this regard.