Cricket World Cup 2019: Riding fourth Rohit century, India in semis



Rohit Sharma is not only having a dream World Cup but has, with more than a little bit of help from the bowlers, taken India to their third semifinal in a row. Consider some of his achievements: four hundreds in the World Cup (two more than David Warner), second Indian to tally more than 500 runs in a World Cup (Tendulkar did it twice), most ODI hundreds since 2017 (16 to Kohli’s 15), most number of sixes by an Indian in ODIs (238, two more than Dhoni). All this with an almost ridiculous nonchalance to his batting. Advertising Sharma put on the highest opening partnership of any team in this World Cup, adding 180 runs in a little over 29 overs with K L Rahul, to set up the match-winning...

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