What a phenomenal match it was! The first ODI match out of the 5 ODI match series between India and West Indies was held at Guwahati. The match was won by India by 8 wickets.
The partnership between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli was awesome. In the Innings, Rohit made 152 runs by hitting 15 fours and 8 sixes and Virat made 140 Runs. India took the lead by 1-0.
Rohit Sharma broke the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s record and Australian opener David Warner’s record. He made the record of the first batsman with six 150-plus scores in One Day International’s.
Sachin Tendulkar was on the top of the list by hitting five 150-plus scores in One Day International’s. Australian opener David Warner also has five 150-plus scores in One Day International’s. Following him West Indies batsman Chris Gayle, Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya, and South African batsmen Hashim Amla made Four 150-plus scores in One Day International’s.
By scoring 152 runs, Rohit Sharma became the second Indian batsmen who made highest runs against West Indies. In the first place was Virendra Sehwag who made 219 runs. On third is Sachin Tendulkar who made 141 runs against West Indies. On the fourth place is Virat Kohli who made 140 runs.
Not only this, Rohit Sharma became the third Indian Batsmen to hit most sixes. First place is held by MS Dhoni with 210 sixes. Following him is Sachin Tendulkar with 195 sixes. On the third place was Sourav Ganguly with 189 sixes but now on the third is Rohit with 190 sixes.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the second Innings made the longest partnership till date by making 246 runs together. Before Rohit, this record was held by Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir partnership of 224 runs.