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Last Update on: September 2nd, 2023 at 02:17 pm

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Rohit Sharma is set to lead India in Asia Cup 2023. During the tournament, Rohit Sharma eyes a magnificent milestone in ODIs. India will start their journey in Asia Cup 2023 with the clash against Pakistan.

IND vs PAK match of Asia Cup 2023 takes place on Saturday (September 2). The venue of the encounter is Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka. Babar Azam is the skipper of Pakistan.

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Rohit Sharma Eyes Magnificent Milestone In Asia Cup 2023

Along with Asia Cup 2023 trophy, Rohit Sharma eyes a magnificent milestone in ODIs. The Indian skipper can reach 10,000 runs in ODIs during Asia Cup 2023. Sharma is just 163 runs away from reaching 10,000 runs in ODI cricket.

Considering that India has multiple ODI games to play during Asia Cup 2023, Sharma has a great chance to reach the milestone. The right-handed batsman will become 15th player to reach the milestone.

He will become the 6th Indian player to grab the milestone in his kitty. Currently, Rohit Sharma accounts for 9837 runs in 244 ODIs at an average of 48.70 with 30 centuries.

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Rohit Sharma is also 20 sixes short of the most number of international sixes. Sharma has slammed 534 sixes in international cricket so far. He needs 20 more sixes to become the player with the most number of sixes in international cricket.

Sharma will lead India in Asia Cup 2023. He will also be the opener for the team. Sharma will open the innings for the team with Shubman Gill in the tournament.

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India is part of Group A in Asia Cup 2023. Pakistan and Nepal are other teams in the same group. After facing Pakistan on September 2, India will face Nepal on September 4.

Out of Nepal, India, and Pakistan, one team will be eliminated from the tournament after the group stage. Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh are part of Group B in the tournament.

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