Rohit Sharma becomes the leading run-scorer in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

By Rajan Nath -- July 02, 2019 5:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Indian opener batsman Rohit Sharma aka Hitman has become the leading run-scorer of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 during India vs Bangladesh. Rohit Sharma hammered the fourth century in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The hitman smashed monstrous 104 runs off 92 balls which includes 5 sixes and seven boundaries. Rohit Sharma during India vs Bangladesh scored a ton and punished almost all the ballers until he mistimed a shot on the delivery of Soumya Sarkar. Rohit Sharma gave an easy catch to Latin Das and left for the pavilion.

Earlier, David Warner was the leading run-scorer in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, who is recently blessed with the baby girl and named Islo Rose. Rohit Sharma is on the top with 520 runs followed by David Warner who is just four runs away for the mettle. On third its Aaron Finch with 504 runs in front of his name and Shakib Al Hasan on fourth. The hitman has proved his mettle being a consistent batsman for Team India.

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Also, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul landed up with the highest ever opening partnership in ICC Cricket World Cup history. The duo scored 176 runs which is the highest till now. Earlier it was Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan who scored 174 in 2015 against Ireland. On third, it was Ajay Jadeja and Sachin Tendulkar- 163 against Kenya in 1996 and at last its Sachin Tendulkar and Virendra Sehwag- 153 against Sri Lanka in 2003.

-PTC News

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