Virat Kohli And Rohit Sharma Shattered Many Records In Asia Cup 2023

Updated: 12 September 2023

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma In Asia Cup 2023
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Virat Kohli And Rohit Sharma Shattered Many Records In Asia Cup 2023: Both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the best white-ball batters in the world right now, and they both play for India. Both of them began their careers around the same time and have broken several records in their 15 years of existence.

During the present Asia Cup 2023, these two GOATS have set new records together and individually in just three games. Though the amount of talent and hard work they have is unrivaled, playing for so long and being at the top of the game throughout their careers is one of the few things that only these exceptional players can achieve.

These two teams’ advice In the Super 4s match of the Asia Cup 2023, India also established a record for the largest win against their arch-rival Pakistan. India batted first and set a massive 356-run target. Indian spinners completely demolished the Pakistani batsmen who were chasing them. India’s Kuldeep Yadav grabbed five wickets.

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Records Shattered By Virat Kohli And Rohit Sharma In The Asia Cup 2023

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli
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On September 11, Virat Kohli delivered a masterclass against Pakistan. With the game on reserve day, Kohli and KL Rahul entered to bat and stayed there till the end of 50 overs. Kohli alone hit 122 runs and broke several records.

. He scored his 47th ODI century in the match, putting him second only to Sachin Tendulkar in terms of most ODI hundreds.

. Kohli is the quickest batsman in ODI history, having scored 47 ODI hundreds in just 279 innings.

. Kohli also beat Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the fastest 13000 ODI runs.

. Virat also tied Shubhman Gill’s record of four ODI centuries in 2023.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma
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In the present Asia Cup, India’s captain, Rohit Sharma, is displaying amazing batting talents. Sharma has been India’s most consistent batter at the Asia Cup, with five 50+ scores in four games. Aside from that, Sharma looked threatening in every match, which bodes well for India at the 2023 World Cup.

. With the magnificent six, Rohit crossed the 10,000 ODI run milestone against Sri Lanka. He is the sixth Indian to achieve this feat and the second-fastest after Virat Kohli.

. Rohit has also scored 8,000 runs as an opener, making him the fastest batsman to do so.

. Sharma is also India’s most prolific Indian six-hitter, with 543 sixes. He trails Chris Gayle by just ten sixes.

. Together with Shubhman Gill, Rohit completed 1,000 runs. This combo is the quickest as an opening pair.

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Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma together

In the Asia Cup Super Four match against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli created a new record by amassing 5000 runs together in the shortest time (86 innings). They outdid the West Indies combo of Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes, who did it in 97 innings.

Individually, Virat and Rohit have accomplished a lot, but this time they achieved it together. They were the eighth pair in ODI history to score 5,000 runs together. Notably, Kohli and Rohit have the highest average among the 13 ODI combinations that have scored at least 4,000 runs.

Virat and Rohit reached the 5000-run barrier in their 86th ODI, having created 18 century partnerships and 15 half-century partnerships, for an amazing average of 62.57. Their best partnership came against Australia in 2018, when they put up an incredible 246-run stand in Guwahati, successfully chasing down a tough total of 323.