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Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma can break THESE 3 records against Pakistan

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Subhayan Chakraborty | Updated on: 23 Sep 2018, 02:10:42 PM
Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma can break these 3 records against Pakistan (Photo: Twitter)

New Delhi:

Apart from the mighty scare against Hong Kong, Asia Cup 2018 has been a relatively easy affair for the Indian cricket team as they have bulldozed over most of the teams that they have faced till now in the tournament as they defeated neighbours Bangladesh and Pakistan with ease. And now, skipper Rohit Sharma has the opportunity to break three records when he takes the field against Pakistan on Sunday (September 23).

The Rohit-Sharma led Men in Blue have been dominative in every aspect of the game, be it batting, bowling or fielding as the Mumbai Indians skipper leads the team in some style and authority.

Meanwhile, the Hitman has scored two brilliant half-centuries after scoring 23 runs against Hong Kong in the opening fixture.

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Rohit has already scored four half tons against Pakistan in Asia Cup, which is the most by any batsmen in the world in Asia Cup history against the Green Army.

As the Men in Blue gear up for a heated contest against Pakistan on Sunday at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai, we take a look at 3 records that Rohit Sharma can break during the match.

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Here are the 3 records that Rohit Sharma can break during India vs Pakistan clash:

  1. Rohit Sharma is 5 runs short to break Marvan Atapattu’s record of second highest scorer in the history of Asia Cup against the Green Army, and 51 runs short to storm past Kumar Sangakkara as the highest scorer in Asia Cup against Pakistan.
  2. Rohit Sharma is just 94 runs short of hitting the 7000-run mark in ODI cricket. He will be the fifth-fastest overall batsman and third fastest Indian after former skipper Sourav Ganguly and current regular skipper Virat Kohli.
  3. Rohit Sharma needs just three more sixes to touch 300 sixes in international cricket. Only seven cricketers, including MS Dhoni from India, has been able to achieve the milestone.

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First Published : 23 Sep 2018, 01:21:48 PM