Rohit Sharma who always plays in the best form can break Sachin Tendulkar’s two big records in the first semi-final of the World Cup against New Zealand. Rohit, who played a key role in reaching the semi-finals of India, has so far scored 647 runs in eight matches at an average of 92.42 and he needs only 27 runs to break Tendulkar’s record of making the most runs in any one World Cup.
Tendulkar scored 673 runs in 11 matches at an average of 61.18 in the World Cup played in South Africa in 2003 and since then, the record of making the highest runs in a World Cup has been recorded on the name of this legendary batsman of India. Tendulkar then improved his previous record. He scored 523 runs in seven matches in the 1996 World Cup played in India.
Australian opener Matthew Hayden came close to breaking the record of Tendulkar in the World Cup played in 2007 in the West Indies, but was stuck at 659 in the end. He is second in the list of batsmen who make the most runs in any one World Cup.
Rohit Sharma Score World Record
Rohit has so far scored five hundreds in the current tournament which is a record. They broke centuries in the last league match against Sri Lanka and recorded the record of four centuries made by former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara in 2015.
Rohit is now in a position to break Tendulkar’s record of the highest century in the World Cup. If the star batsman succeeds in establishing a hundred, it will be his seventh century in the World Cup. Rohit had also made a hundred in the World Cup 2015. Tendulkar had scored six centuries and 15 half-centuries in 45 matches in the World Cup.
Rohit, however, will have to wait for Tendulkar to reach the record of 2278 runs in World Cup, but after completing his 23rd run, the tournament will complete 1000 runs in every four years, and the 21st of the world to reach the peak And become the fourth batsman of India. Rohit has so far scored 977 runs in 16 matches in the World Cup.