Last Update on: November 27th, 2023 at 03:01 pm
India’s new full-time captain across formats, Rohit Sharma doesn’t need any introduction. He has had an outstanding start to his captaincy career. As far as ODIs are concerned, India have played three matches under Rohit Sharma so far and have managed to win all three of them. Besides, the team has returned with great results in the other two formats as well.
Before becoming an outstanding leader, Rohit Sharma made the world take notice of him with his sumptuous batting exploits. He didn’t make a great start to his international career, however, his fortunes made a turnaround when he got the opportunity to open the innings.
Rohit Sharma piled on runs consistently and helped India win a number of matches, since. Over the years, he has played some outstanding knocks in his ODI career. In this article, we take look at Rohit Sharma’s five best knocks in One-Day Internationals:
Rohit Sharma’s 5 Best Knocks In ODIs
122 against South Africa in ICC World Cup 2019, Match No. 8
India had a successful campaign in the ICC World Cup 2019 and Rohit Sharma was one of the biggest reasons behind that. The Indian skipper scored runs consistently throughout the tournament. He finished the competition as the highest run-getter, amassing 648 runs in 9 matches at an average of 81.
In the very first match of the ICC World Cup, Rohit Sharma scored a sensational ton against South Africa. The Proteas batted first in that encounter and managed to score 227 runs in the first innings. And, in pursuit of that, India made a poor start. Virat Kohli (18) and Shikhar Dhawan (8) both got out cheaply but Rohit Sharma held firm at one end.
He kept taking India closer to the target while stitching crucial partnerships with KL Rahul, MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya. Rohit Sharma stayed unbeaten on 122 off 144 and, thereby, guided the side home in 47.3 overs.