News – UK – Rohit Sharma achieves an elusive feat and is the first opener to break the 1000-run mark in the ICC Testing Championship

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Opener Rohit Sharma played on 2 Day of the current 4 Tests against England played a key role in the Indian team’s fight, scoring a decisive 49er out of 144. The senior batsman held an end despite India losing the wickets to Cheteshwar Pujara (17), Virat Kohli (0) and Ajinkya Rahane (27)

He looked like a big hit but missed it thanks to a brilliant bowling show by Ben Stokes Rohit spent a lot of time in the middle and hit with a hit rate of 3403

On the way to his 49-run knock, the 33-year-old achieved an elusive feat by becoming the first opener to cross the 1000-run mark in the ongoing Test World Championship, a total of 5 batsmen had crossed that mark ahead of Rohit , but everyone hit in the middle

Rohit has played 11 * test matches and got 1030 * runs out of 6437 He has 4 centuries and 2 half centuries in the current championship The right-hander could have hit the record a few months ago but had to miss 4 games for various reasons

With 1030 * runs, Rohit is number 6 on the list of most runscorers. The list is led by Australian Marnus Labuschagne, who scored 1675 runs out of 7282. He wasn’t even the first choice and only had one chance when he was Steve Smith substituted for a concussion during the Lord’s Test.He scored 5 tons, the most from any batsman

He is followed by Joe Root, who has 1,630 * runs in 20 * test matches.Smith is in 3rd place with 1,341 runs at 6384 He has 4 centuries and 7 half centuries.Next sit Ben Stokes (1332 *) and Ajinkya Rahane (1095 * )

The ongoing India v England friendly is of great importance as the home team must either win or draw to qualify for the final Tim Paines Australia will qualify for the final if India misses out on New Zealand already qualified for the summit

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News – GB – Rohit Sharma achieves elusive run mark in ICC Test Championship

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