Rohit Sharma 27 runs away to break Sachin Tendulkar record, India vs New Zealand, 1st semi-final, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

By Rajan Nath - July 08, 2019 10:07 am

India opening batsman Rohit Sharma is in tremendous form throughout the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Rohit is enjoying the ICC World Cup 2019 by breaking records like a video game. Five centuries out of eight innings, the most by the batsman in a single World Cup, and the man is Rohit Sharma. Indian Vice-captain has most runs (647) in his account and of course, the Hitman is in the spotlight which has been shifted away from the Indian Skipper Virat Kohli.

Currently, the run-machine Rohit Sharma is hunting for runs and is expected to remain the same against New Zealand in the first semifinal of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which is scheduled to be played at Manchester on Tuesday. Rohit Sharma is all set to conquer the two World Cup record in the next match against New Zealand, which is currently with the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. Rohit Sharma needs just 27 runs to become the highest run-scorer in single ICC Cricket World Cup.

Sachin Tendulkar scored 673 runs in Cricket World Cup 2003 in South Africa while second on the list is Australia's Mathew Hayden who scored 659 runs in 2007 World Cup in West Indies. Also, if Rohit Sharma scores 53 runs in the first semi-final against New Zealand then the Hitman will become the first cricketer to score 700 runs in a single World Cup edition.

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Currently, Rohit Sharma has equalized the record of Sachin Tendulkar for the most centuries in the World Cup. Sachin Tendulkar scored 6 centuries in 6 World Cup, while Rohit Sharma smashed 6 ton in just 2 World Cups.

-PTC News