5 Players Who Can Break Rohit Sharma’s Record Of 264 Runs In An ODI Innings. Indian skipper Rohit Sharma will return to the ODI side for the three-match ODI series against India. Team India under Hardik Pandya are currently playing a three-match T20I series leading the series 1-0. The second T20I will be played in Pune on January 5. The third will be played in Rajkot on January 7.
Both teams play three ODIs after the third and final T20I on Saturday. The three ODI games are scheduled to take place on January 10, 12, and 15 at Guwahati, Kolkata, and Thiruvananthapuram respectively. Rohit Sharma along with Virat Kohli and KL Rahul will return to the side for the ODIs.
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Rohit was the skipper of the Indian team when the side lost to the Lankans in the Asia Cup 2022. During the super 12 round, Sri Lanka gave a big blow to India by defeating them by 6 wickets in the match. As a result, India also failed to reach Asia Cup 2022 final. Later, Sri Lanka also won the final after defeating Pakistan in the final.
Rohit is among the modern giants in white-ball cricket. He has scored 9454 runs in 235 ODIs for India. He has hit 29 ODI hundreds the last of which came in 2020. The 2019 ODI World Cup was a memorable tournament for the Indian skipper where he hit 5 centuries and scored 648 runs in nine matches to end as the highest-run-getter in the tournament.
Rohit’s highest ODI score is 264 against Sri Lanka in 2014. He scored those runs at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Since he scored those runs a few double-hundreds in ODIs have been scored but no one went past his figure India scored a mammoth 405/5 in their 50 overs. Sri Lanka were bowled out for 251 in the chase as India won the match by 153 runs.
There are many promising cricketers in the modern era and in this article, we look at five players who can break Rohit Sharma’s 264 in ODI cricket.
5 Players Who Can Break Rohit Sharma’s Record Of 264 Runs In An ODI Innings
Kishan recently scored his maiden ODI double hundred against Bangladesh in December 2022. He opened the batting for India and slammed 210 off just 131 deliveries. He hit 24 fours and 10 sixes in his innings in Chittagong. That innings proved to many that is he s future superstar for India and that he is made for the long haul.
After scoring his first 50 runs cautiously, Kishan unleashed himself on the Bangladesh bowlers and played a selfless inning. He gave a sign of his intent very early o in his innings and he finally reached his double hundred in 126 balls. His double ton remains the fastest in ODI cricket which helped India win the game by 227 runs.