Rohit Sharma, who has been in a chic contact within the ongoing One-Day Global (ODI) sequence in opposition to the Windies, has already notched up two 150-plus rankings in 4 fits. Forward of the 5th and ultimate ODI on the Greenfield Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, Rohit stands at the verge of a distinct double century, with which he can sign up for former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on an elite listing.
The ‘Hitman’ of Indian cricket is understood for his six-hitting prowess and together with his knock of 152 in the second one ODI, he had surpassed former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly within the listing of maximum sixes via an Indian batsman. Within the 4th ODI, together with his 157-run knock, he overhauled mythical Sachin Tendulkar.
The correct-handed opener these days has 198 sixes in his ODI occupation and with two extra maximums, he can sign up for Dhoni to change into the one 2d Indian to hit 200-plus sixes within the 50-over layout. Dhoni, who is only one run clear of 10,000 ODI runs, has hit 218 sixes in his occupation.
General, Rohit at this time stands 7th at the listing of six-hitters within the ODIs. With two extra maximums he can equivalent the tally of former New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum. The listing is crowned via Shahid Afridi (351), adopted via Chris Gayle (275), Sanath Jayasuriya (270), Dhoni, AB de Villiers (204).
Additionally, Rohit, who has gathered 967 runs in 18 ODI innings, is simply 27 runs to finish 1000 runs in 2018 and 58 runs to change into the second one best run-getter of the yr.
Staff India skipper Virat Kohli is the best run-getter of 2018 with 1169 runs in 13 ODI innings.
India are at this time main 2-1 within the sequence and are the overpowering favourites to win the overall recreation and declare their 6th directly bilateral house sequence win within the layout. India’s final sequence defeat at house got here in opposition to South Africa again in 2015.