Rohit Sharma Slams 23rd ODI Century Against South Africa in WC19

Rohit Sharma scored his 23rd century in the World Cup against South Africa in the 2019 World Cup, giving a spectacular win to the Indian team. Africa is now consistently losing their three matches together. Rohit played a magnificent innings of 122 runs.

Thanks to this century Rohit has also broken the record of 22 centuries by Sourav Ganguly. Now Rohit has been at number three in this list. There is still Sachin Tendulkar with 49 centuries in this list, while Virat Kohli is second with 41 centuries.

When Rohit scored his century, he had faced 128 balls, which is his slowest century ever. Rohit was playing his 207th ODI. In the meantime, initially he was in trouble but as the shift went ahead Rohit Sharma came in color. Rohit completed his half-century in the 23rd over. After this he did not look back in the whole innings. They were always trying to partner with some other batsman.

Explain that Rohit played 122 runs in 144 balls. Thanks to the century, India defeated South Africa by 6 wickets. So far in 206 ODIs, Rohit has scored a total of 8000 runs where his average is 47.4, while the strike rate of 87.95. During this time his name has three double centuries.

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