IND vs WI: Rohit Sharma made world record in Test, left Sri Lankan veteran Mahela Jayawardene behind

Rohit Sharma

IND vs WI Test, Rohit Sharma World Record: The second match of the Test series is being played between India and West Indies in Port of Spain. Team India has set a target of 365 runs in front of West Indies. In response, by the end of the fourth day’s play, West Indies have scored 76 runs for two wickets. Now the hosts need 289 runs on the last day.Twitter

Rohit Sharma and Yashsavi Jaiswal

On Sunday, the fourth day of the match, after bundling out West Indies for 255 runs, the Indian team got off to a brisk start. Team India, which scored 438 runs in the first innings, declared its second innings by scoring 179 runs for 2 wickets. Captain Rohit Sharma and Ishaan Kishan played half-century innings for India. Now on the fifth day, India will have to take 8 wickets to win.

Rohit Sharma

In the second innings, Indian captain Rohit Sharma played a quick inning of 57 runs. He hit 5 fours and 3 sixes in 44 balls. Rohit completed his half-century in 35 balls. This is the fastest fifty of his Test career. Earlier, he had completed a half-century off 47 balls in the Chennai Test against England.

Rohit Sharma

At the same time, Rohit Sharma made a special world record after reaching the score of 10 runs. He crossed the double figure in the 30th consecutive innings in the Test. No batsman could do this before Rohit. With this, Rohit has left behind former Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene. Mahela Jayawardene had scored 10 or more runs in 29 consecutive innings.

Rohit Sharma

Players who reached double figures in most consecutive innings

30* Rohit Sharma (2021-23*)

29 Mahela Jayawardene (2001–02)

25 Len Hutton (1951–53)

25 Rohan Kanhai (1961-65)

24 Mahela Jayawardene (2002-04)

24 AB de Villiers (2012-14)