On 3rd September 2021, Rohit Sharma completes 15000 runs in International cricket during the India vs England Test series. Rohit Sharma achieved this feat while batting in the 2nd inning of the 4th Test match.
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India vs. England 4th Test: Rohit Sharma joined the elite list
When Rohit Sharma scored his 11th run in the 2nd inning, he became the eighth Indian player to achieve this landmark of 15000 runs in International cricket. Overall, Rohit Sharma is in the 39th spot on the list of leading run-getter across all formats. Sachin Tendulkar top the list. Here is the list of Indian players who have achieved this feat.
Rohit Sharma enters into the top five fastest Indian players List
Rohit Sharma took 397 innings to complete the 15000 runs mark in International cricket in India vs. England series. He became the fifth-fastest to achieve this feat among Indian players. Virat Kohli, who took 333 innings, is the fastest Indian player to complete 15000 runs.
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Rohit Sharma Batting Career
Rohit Sharma has scored 2940 runs in 43 Test matches with the help of one double-hundred and seven hundred so far. However, his majority of international runs come from ODI cricket. He has smashed 9205 runs in 227 ODI matches with three double hundreds. He also hit twenty-nine hundred and forty-three fifties in ODI cricket. He also played 111 International T20 games for India and scored 2864 runs with a strike rate of 138.96. (source)
Rohit Sharma, a well-established batsman in ODI cricket, impressed everyone in India vs England Test series. He shows the world that he can play resolute innings as well. Rohit Sharma will be eyeing more runs in this India vs. England Test series.