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Stat:Rohit Sharma the greatest opener of all time?

Rohit Sharma struck his 19th 100 in One Day International.
Rohit Sharma struck his 19th 100 in One Day International.
Rohit Sharma celebrates his fifty vs Pakistan
In the second game of super 4 of Asia Cup, Skipper Rohit Sharma scored his 19th ODI century and his first against Pakistan. Hitman remains not out on 111 and took India to the final of Asia cup. Skipper Rohit Sharma is leading from the front in every game.

Here are few milestones that Rohit Sharma achieved in his blasting 100 against Pakistan.

1. 7000 ODI Runs -

Hitman Rohit Sharma completes 7000 runs in One Day International and became the 5th fastest to do so. despite playing 40+ Odis in no. 4,5,6 he completed this landmark in 181 innings. 

Fastest to 7000 ODI runs: 
150 Amla 
161 Kohli 
166 ABD 
174 Ganguly 
181 ROHIT SHARMA

2. 5000 ODI Runs as an Opener -

Hitman Rohit Sharma Completed his 5000 runs as an opener and he took only 102 innings to do so, only behind Hashim Amla who took 101 innings to complete 5k runs.

3. 300 sixes in International Cricket-

Skipper Rohit Sharma completed 300 sixes in international cricket. only 2nd Indian and overall 7th player in the world to achieve this. 

4. Highest Avg Among openers -

Hitman Rohit Sharma has the highest average among openers with 56.11 and second highest is Hashim Amla with 51.

Rohit Sharma as an opener - 

Innings- 102
Runs -  5050
100-  17
50 -  24
Avg - 56.11

100 in each of his last eight ODI series dating back to CT 2017.

123* v Ban, Edgbaston
124* v SL, Pallekele; 104 v SL, RPS
125 v Aus, Nagpur
147 v NZ, Kanpur
208*v SL, Mohali
115 v SA, Port Elizabeth
137*v Eng, Trent Bridge
111*v Pak, Dubai