New Delhi. Rohit Sharma is splashing in the Test series against England. Rohit is the highest run-getter for India so far in this series (368). Rohit, who missed a century in the Lord’s Test, scored a memorable century at the Oval. On the third day of the fourth Test at the Oval, Rohit played an innings of 12 runs. This is the 8th century of his career and the first century on foreign soil. When Rohit Sharma’s personal score was 94, he completed his century by hitting a six off Monon Ali in Longon. Rohit faced 204 balls to score a century. Through this century, Rohit made many records to his name.
Rohit scored his 1st international century
Rohit Sharma has scored eight centuries in Test cricket, 229 in ODIs and four centuries in T20 cricket. He now has 41 centuries to his name, leaving behind Matthew Hayden and Ross Taylor. Both batsmen have scored 40 centuries. Sachin Tendulkar (100) holds the record for most centuries. Speaking of Indian players, Tendulkar, Virat Kohli (70) and Rahul Dravid (48) have scored more centuries than Rohit Sharma.
The first batsman to score a century in all three formats in England
Rohit Sharma is the first player to score a century in three formats in England. Rohit Sharma has scored 9 centuries in all formats in England and he has reached the level of Vivian Richards. Don Bradman has scored the most 11 centuries in England.
Completed 11,000 runs as opener
Rohit Sharma has completed 11,000 runs in international cricket as an opener in the first session. Before Rohit, Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag have done this feat. Virender Sehwag has scored the highest 16119 runs for India as an opener. Sachin Tendulkar has 1535 runs and Gavaskar has 12258 runs.
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