Rohit Sharma is the current top run-getter in World Cup 2019 with a total of 647 runs. © AFP Rohit Sharma became the first batsman in the history of cricket to score five hundreds in one World Cup as India outclassed Sri Lanka to perch themselves at the top of the World Cup 2019 Points Table. Rohit Sharma’s scintillating form in World Cup 2019 has seen him plunder 647 runs in eight innings, which is just 26 runs shy of Sachin Tendulkar’s World Cup record of 673 runs, scored in the 2003 edition. Not just that, Rohit Sharma’s record fifth century was his sixth overall in World Cups, which is the same as another World Cup record belonging to Sachin Tendulkar. When India take on New Zealand in the first semi-final on Tuesday, Rohit Sharma will first need to score 27 runs to become the highest run-getter ever in a single World Cup and then set his sights on his sixth World Cup 2019, which will see him go past Sachin Tendulkar’s World Cup hundreds record.But what makes for astounding reading is that Sachin Tendulkar took 44 innings to hit six World Cup hundreds, Rohit Sharma got there in 16.The… Read full this story
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