Top Ten Best Innings of Rohit Sharma in all formats

Rohit Sharma is a classic cult batsman of this era; he has scored premium innings in all three formats of international cricket. He has appeared in 230 One-day matches and 45 test matches where he scored 9283 and 3137 runs, respectively, with fabulous averages in all two formats. He is the first Indian batter to break the streak of 100 matches in the T20I format. He has a lot of best performances in his archives, like the gritty ton he recently scored in a 4th test match against England last year. Here are the bunch of his top 10 knocks in all cricket formats.

264 (173 balls) – IND vs SL in 2014

Rohit Sharma has been empathetic against Angelo Mathews-led the Sri-Lankan cricket team. Batting first, India put a monstrous score of 404/5. Rohit had hit 33 fours and 9 sixes and scored runs with the pace of 152.60. In reply, Sri Lanka had scored 251 runs with the loss of all 10 wickets, and India won the match by 153 runs. 

177 (301 balls) – IND vs WI in 2013

In a 200th test match of Indian Great Sachin Tendulkar, also the first test match of Rohit Sharma was entirely owned by India. Rohit has been involved in a record-making knock, where he scored 177 runs in 301 balls, including 13 fours and 1 six. He made a record of hitting a daddy hundred in his career’s very debut test match.

209 (158 balls) – IND vs AUS in 2013

The year 2013 was a glorifying calendar year of Rohit Sharma’s life, where he scored the first double ton of his career. Rohit looked so sublime in the 7th one-day match against Australia at M Chidambaram stadium, Bangalore. Batting first, India set a mountainous target of 384 for Australia, which the visitors could not attain, and Rohit undoubtedly got the man of the match award for his superb knock.

208* (153 balls) – IND vs SL in 2017

Rohit Sharma had hit the 3rd double ton of his one-day career – 208* in just 153 balls, including 13 fours and 12 sixes in it. This is his second double century against his favorite opponent, the Sri Lankans. India scored 392/4 in the 1st innings, whereas the Thisara Perera-led Sri Lanka can only reach up to 251/8, and India won the match by 141 runs.

109* (60 balls) – MI vs KKR in 2012

Rohit had made a dismantling ton against the Gautam Gambhir leading Kolkata Knight Riders and delivered another win For Mumbai. MI scored 181/1 in the first innings and made it a tricky chase for KKR. As expected, Kolkata fell short of a mediocre score of 155/4 and lost the match by 27 runs.

140 (113 balls) – IND vs PAK in 2019

Rohit Sharma is a crucial batsman in a highly prestigious tournament like the 50 over World Cup. Rohit had done a phenomenal job for India in a high-intensity match against Pakistan in 2019. He had batted aggressively and hit 140(113), having 14 fours and 3 sixes involved, while Pakistan failed to score a target of 337, and India won the match by 89 runs.

102 (109 balls) – IND vs ENG in 2019

Against England in a pressurised final league match, Rohit had hit a ton of 102 runs in 109 deliveries consisting of 10 fours and 6 sixes in it. England had set a long target of 338 runs, including the 111(109) ton of Johnny Bairstow. Rohit tried his best in the match, but India fell short by 31 runs, and England won the game.

127 (256 balls) – IND vs ENG in 2021

In the 4th test match against vibrant England at the oval, Rohit became the most significant hand in the victory of India. Batting first, India had scored 191 in the 1st innings against a strong bowling attack of England. But, later, when India came back to bat in the 3rd innings, Rohit had frustrated England with a majestic ton of 127(256), and the scoreboard went to 466/10. The poor England batting got dismantled on 210, and India won the game by 157 runs.

106 (66 balls) – IND vs SA in 2015

Rohit had struck the South African team with a thunderous century in 2015 in the 1st T20I at Dharamshala. India batted first and put up a mammoth score of 199/5 with the help of Rohit’s 106(66). But, South Africa was very clinical in their pursuit, and at that stage, they quickly chased down the target in the 20th over and won the game by 7 wickets. JP Duminy was the hero from the African side.

100* (56 balls) – IND vs ENG in 2018

Rohit’s 3rd T20 century came against the mighty England team in the India tour of England 2018. While batting first, England had built a total of 198/9 with the help of Jason Roy’s attacking half-ton. As India comes down to chase, the target suddenly looks smooth with the Rohit Sharma’s sublime ton of 100*(56), hitting 11 fours and 5 sixes. In the end, India won the clash by 7 wickets with 8 balls remaining in the game.

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