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Rohit Sharma Eyeing 3 major Milestones in upcoming IND vs ENG World Cup clash

Rohit Sharma Eyeing 3 major Milestones in upcoming IND vs ENG World Cup clash

Rohit Sharma will lead India in his 100th match as the captain in the upcoming IND vs ENG World Cup match in Lucknow.

Team India skipper Rohit Sharma is set to play his 100th match as the Indian captain. Rohit Sharma will achieve this record in the upcoming IND vs ENG World Cup match on October 29 (Sunday). Rohit has been in impressive touch in the tournament so far. The right-handed batter has amassed 311 runs in five matches at an average of 62.20 and a brilliant strike-rate of 133.48. Playing his 100th game as the skipper, the senior batter will also be eyeing two other records in the IND vs ENG World Cup match. Let us take a look:

Rohit to surpass Gayle for most sixes in World Cup

The Indian captain has been in phenomenal touch as he is clearing the ropes with some ease. Rohit Sharma has so far smashed 17 maximums in World Cup 2023. Overall, Rohit has hit 40 sixes in the marquee event. He is just behind Chris Gayle (49) for most maximums in the World Cup. Looking at Sharma’s current form, it won’t be an impossible task for him to get past Gayle in the upcoming IND vs ENG match in World Cup.

18,000 runs in international arena

Rohit is also nearing the 18,000 run-mark in the international arena. To note, he will become the fifth Indian batter to achieve the milestone. He will need to amass 47 runs in order to join the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly.

As mentioned above, the IND vs ENG World Cup match will be played at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana cricket Stadium in Lucknow on October 29 (Sunday).

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