ODI World Cup 2023: Rohit Sharma set plenty of records on his way to scoring the 31st ODI century

Rohit Sharma surpasses Ricky Ponting's record and now the three players with the most ODI hundreds are Indian.

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ODI World Cup 2023: Rohit Sharma set plenty of records on his way to scoring the 31st ODI century

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Rohit started his knock with two massive sixes off Fazalhaq Farooqi. Thereafter, he took the attack to Naveen-ul-Haq and Azmatullah Omarzai. Rohit Sharma completed his century in just 63 deliveries. In the 23rd over, he smashed Rashid Khan for a six before getting out. The 36-year-old played a brilliant knock of 131 runs in just 84 balls before returning to the dressing room.

On the route to his knock, Rohit also broke multiple records. Apart from completing 1,000 runs in the World Cup, Rohit also made the record of most hundreds in the history of the mega event, going past Sachin Tendulkar. He also set plenty of other records. Here is every record Rohit Sharma made or broke on his way to scoring the 31st ODI century.

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ODI World Cup 2023: Records set by Rohit Sharma during the match against Afghanistan

  • Most sixes in international cricket

  • Fastest WC hundred by the Indian

  • Fastest ODI hundred by Indian captain

  • Fastest to 10 fifty-plus scores in WC

  • Fastest Indian to 1000 WC runs

  • Most WC hundreds

  • Most WC sixes

  • Oldest captain to score WC hundred

  • WC hundreds against most opponents

  • Most WC hundreds in successful chases

  • Highest score by Indian in ODI Powerplay

  • Most sixes by Indian in ODI Powerplay inns

  • Highest score by Indian in WC chase

  • Most sixes after 100 intl inns as captain

  • Fastest WC fifty by Indian opener

  • First Indian to score ODI century against AFG

  • First Indian to score WC century at 150+ SR

  • First to hit 50+ intl sixes in 4 diff years

  • First to hit 350 intl sixes in Asia

  • ODI hundred in fewest team overs for Ind (17.2 ov)

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