In a thrilling display of batting prowess, Rohit Sharma etched his name in the annals of cricket history, surpassing M.S. Dhoni to become India’s fifth-highest run-scorer in international cricket. During the second Test against West Indies at Port of Spain, Rohit played a magnificent inning, scoring 80 runs off 143 balls, including nine fours and two sixes.
With a staggering tally of 17,298 runs in 443 international matches at an impressive average of 42.92, Rohit Sharma continues to showcase his indomitable talent. His incredible record includes 44 centuries and 92 fifties in 463 innings, with a highest score 264.
As Rohit climbs the ranks, he now trails only Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, and the legendary Sachin Tendulkar in the list of India’s top run-scorers.
Furthermore, the Test saw Rohit cross the 2,000-run mark as an opener, amassing 2,035 runs in 27 matches at an astonishing average of 53.55, featuring seven centuries and five fifties.
The match also witnessed a brilliant partnership between Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja, consolidating India’s position at 288/4 at the stumps, with Kohli unbeaten on 87 and Jadeja on 36.