new Delhi: Indian opener Rohit Sharma scored several records against Australia (India vs Australia) by scoring a century in the third ODI. This is his 29th ODI century. He has now come in fourth place in terms of scoring the most ODI centuries. He also completed 9000 runs of his ODI career in this match. Rohit Sharma has become the third fastest batsman to score 9000 runs in ODI cricket. Rohit Sharma has achieved this feat in 224th ODI.
Australia batting first in the ODI match being played in Bengaluru (Bengaluru ODI). He scored 286 runs for nine wickets with the help of Steve Smith (131). In this way India got the target of 287 runs. This is the deciding match of the series. Australia has won the first match of the series. India has won the second match.
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When Rohit Sharma landed in the third ODI against Australia, he needed only four runs to complete 9000 runs in ODIs. Rohit achieved this feat in the very first over of the Indian innings. He completed his 9000 ODI runs by hitting Mitchell Starc.
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Rohit Sharma, along with fellow opener KL Rahul (19), gave the team a good start. These two shared a 69-run partnership. Rahul was out on this score. Rohit still stood still. He not only scored a half-century, but also completed a century.
This is Rohit Sharma's 29th century in the 224th ODI match. With this, Rohit has left behind Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya in terms of most centuries. Jayasuriya has scored 28 centuries in 445 ODIs. Before this match, Rohit's name was also equal to Jayasuriya's century.
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Now Rohit Sharma has 29 centuries. Now, in terms of maximum ODI century, only Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Virat Kohli are ahead of Rohit and Ricky Ponting of Australia. Ponting has scored 30 ODI centuries. That is, Rohit needs just two centuries to get ahead of Ponting.
Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most 49 centuries in ODI cricket. Virat Kohli is second in terms of 43 centuries. That is, these two are far ahead of Rohit at the moment.