Rohit Sharma played brilliantly against Bangladesh. He made his 4th century in the tournament. Given the opportunity, he struck seven fours and five maximums in his 92 balls 104. However, the Indian Vice-Captain failed to convert this hundred into a big total for the team, as he does usually.
Record and Stats Created by Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma became the 2nd player to score back to back hundreds in the World Cup for India. Rahul Dravid achieved this masterstroke in the 1999 edition where he scored tons against Kenya and Sri Lanka.
After Kumar Sangakkara, Rohit is only the 2nd player to hit as many as four tons in a single edition of World Cup.
Rohit has scored a century against Bangladesh in all three ICC ODI tournament games he faced; the joint-most centuries by any player against an opponent in ICC ODI tournaments.
Rohit became the first player to hit three consecutive ODI tons at a venue in England and the 2nd Indian to attain this feat at any venue.
The Indian opener now has five centuries in the World Cup; the 2nd most by any player.
Rohit’s six centuries in ICC ODI tournaments are the joint 2nd most for any player.
Rohit became the first Indian and only the 6th player to hit 50 or more sixes in major ICC Tournaments.
207 innings Rohit needed for his 26th ODI century; the 3rd fewest for any player.
Rohit’s 544 runs in this tournament so far are the 2nd most by any Indian in a World Cup edition.
Rohit completed 2000 runs in major ICC Tournaments; the 11th player and the 3rd Indian to attain this milestone.