World records of Rohit Sharma that made him HITMAN of cricket

Rohit Sharma is also Popularly known as Hitman for his aggressive batting style, He made his international debut for India in June 2007. Now he is undoubtedly a true modern-day cricket world champion of all formats TEST, ODI or T20 and holds some record which is tough or impossible to achieve we have compiled a list of top ten world records under the name of hitman of cricket.

1. Highest Individual Score

Rohit Sharma holds the world record for scoring the highest individual score in ODI international cricket. On 13 November 2014, Rohit scored 264 runs against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. In this phenomenal inning, he smashed 33 fours and 9 sixes with the help of 173 balls

2. Most number of century in a World Cup

Rohit Sharma also holds the record for the highest century in an ODI cricket world cup. Rohit had scored 5 centuries in the 2019 World Cup played in England.

3. Highest 150+ Scores

He proudly holds the record for most innings of 150 or more runs in ODI cricket. Hitman has done this feat 8 times so far.

4. Most International Sixes in a Year

He also holds the record for hitting the most number sixes in a year, Rohit had scored massive 77 sixes in 2019, including Test, ODI, and T20 cricket international cricket matches.

5. Highest sixes in a test

Rohit has the record of most sixes in a Test match. In 2019, he scored 13 sixes in a Test match played against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

6. Most Centuries as Opener

Rohit Sharma has scored the highest number of centuries in ODIs as an opener. He scored 10 centuries in 2019, of which only five he scored during the World Cup.

7. Highest century in T20 International

He scored the most number of centuries in T20 International cricket so far he has made 4 centuries. He is followed by New Zealand opening batsman Colin Munro with 3 centuries.

8. Most sixes in T20 International

He also holds the record for most sixes in T20 International cricket. Rohit has so far hit 127 sixes in 108 matches played in this format. which makes him a true modern-day cricketer who can shift gears according to the format and depends on the situation.

9. Fastest 400 International Sixes

Rohit has also scored the fastest 400 sixes in all three formats of Test, ODI and T20. He achieved this in his 354th International match.

10. Highest double century

his record made him a real batting beast and class apart quality player Rohit has scored the most three double centuries in ODIs. He has scored 209 against Australia and 264 and 208 against Sri Lanka.

Bonus Interesting and Unknown facts about Rohit Sharma apart from the above list

If Rohit Sharma was playing as a country in the early world cups final, his best knock of 264 against Sri Lanka would have helped him won the 1983, 1987, 1992, 1996 and 1999 World Cup finals.

Rohit Sharma is multilinguistic can fluent in four different languages- Hindi, English, Marathi and Telugu. His parents native place is Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Rohit Sharma did not want to become a batsman. in under 16 he began his career as an Off-Spinner. But his coach Dinesh Lad guided and helped him to transform into a batsman.

He is the first Indian to score a Century in T20s when he scored for Mumbai against Gujarat in the 2006-07 He scored 101* off 45 balls with 13 fours and five sixes.

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