Records broken by Rohit Sharma in India vs Afghanistan World Cup

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Became the joint-fastest to 1000 World Cup runs(19 innings)

Rohit Sharma etched his name in World Cup history by achieving the milestone of 1000 runs in just 19 innings, sharing the record for the fastest to do so.

Rohit Sharma said he has been asked to try different things. Photo: IANS

Most sixes in international cricket

He is renowned for his explosive six-hitting prowess, boasting a record-breaking 556 international sixes, testament to his incredible batting power.

Rohit Sharma at T20 World Cup from 2007 to 2021

Most runs by an Indian in the first 10 overs (76)

In the opening phase of an ODI, Rohit Sharma stands out, having scored the most runs by an Indian batsman in the first 10 overs.

Rohit Sharma addressing the media before India's game on Sunday. | Image: Twitter

Most centuries in World Cup (7)

With seven World Cup centuries, Rohit Sharma is a standout performer on the grand stage, showcasing his consistency and class.

Rohit Sharma's ODI record in Sri Lanka

Fastest century by an Indian batter in World Cup (63 balls)

During the 2019 World Cup, Rohit Sharma blazed his way to a century in just 63 balls, setting a record for the fastest century by an Indian in World Cup history.

Rohit Sharma smacked a 63-ball hundred (Image - ICC/Getty)

Highest score by an Indian while chasing in World Cup (131)

Rohit Sharma's stellar 131-run performance while chasing against Afghanistan in the 2019 World Cup is the highest score by an Indian in successful World Cup run chases.

Rohit Sharma scored the second fastest fifty of ICC World Cup 2023. | Image: ICC

2nd highest score by a captain in successful chases in World Cup

In the same match against Afghanistan, Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 131 earned him the distinction of the second-highest score by a captain in successful World Cup chases, highlighting his leadership and batting prowess.

Rohit Sharma hits his 31st ODI century | Sportz Point

Rohit Sharma also set a plenty of records after India vs Afghanistan match.

- Fastest ODI hundred by Indian cricket

- Fastest to 10 fifty-plus scores in World Cup

- Oldest captain to score World Cup hundred

- Most World Cup hundreds in successful chases

- Highest score by Indian in ODI powerplay

- Most sixes by Indian in ODI powerplay innings

- Fastest World Cup fifty by Indian opener

- First Indian to score ODI century against Afghanistan

- First Indian to score World Cup century at 150+ Strike Rate

- First player to hit 50+ International sixes in 4 different years

- First player to hit 350 International sixes in Asia

- ODI hundred in fewest team overs for India (17.2 overs)