This year was unforgettable for team India as they experienced many highs this year. They started their year with beating Australia at their home soil. They not only beat Australia but also became the first Asian team to win a test series Down Under. Men in Blue continued their streak by winning many bilateral series. However, when it comes to individuals performances, this year will only be remembered by all RO-SUPERHIT Sharma innings. Let us now see all Rohit Sharma’s records and achievements of the year 2019
Here is a list of all Rohit Sharma’s Records of 2019
1. Highest Runs In ODI
This Year he is the highest run-scorer in ODIs 2019. In 28 matches he scored 1490 runs with an average of 57.30 with the highest score of 159 runs which came against the West Indies in 2nd ODI of the last series of 2019.
2.The only player to register a hat-trick of most number of sixes in a calendar year
For the last 3 years, Rohit has hit the most number of sixes in a calendar year.
He broke his own record of 65 sixes(in 2017) by hitting 74 sixes in 2018 and now in 2019 he again broke his record of 74 sixes by hitting 77 sixes in 2019.
3. He is the highest individual scorer for India in ODIs for the last 7 years
since 2013 he is the highest individual Scorer of India in ODIs. He also became the first batsman to register eight 150+ scores in ODI cricket. Like in this year he scores 159 runs which are the highest individual score for India in ODI.
4. 10 Hundred In A Calendar Year
He is the only cricketer in the history of cricket who has scored 5 hundred in a single world cup edition(2019) in which 3 out of 5 centuries came while chasing. In the world cup 2019, he scored 648 runs with an average of 81.05.
He is the only cricketer in the world who scores 10 centuries in a single calendar year while opening the innings. Former South African skipper Graeme Smith in 2005, Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar in 1998, and David Warner in 2016 score 9 centuries in a single calendar year.
5. Fastest To reach 400 Sixes In International Cricket
Till now he scores 410 sixes in just 363 innings. He is now 3rd in the list of most six-hitters after C.Gayle and S Afridi.
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