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ICC CWC'19: Rohit Sharma first batsman to score three centuries in this World cup

ANI
Published : Jul 1, 2019, 1:27 pm IST
Updated : Jul 1, 2019, 1:27 pm IST

The 32-year-old batsman had earlier registered centuries against South Africa and Pakistan in the tournament.

Rohit Sharma went on to score 102 runs against England. He was finally dismissed by Chris Woakes in the 37th over. (Photo:AFP)
 Rohit Sharma went on to score 102 runs against England. He was finally dismissed by Chris Woakes in the 37th over. (Photo:AFP)

Birmingham: In the ongoing match between India and England in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup at Edgbaston, opener Rohit Sharma registered his third century and as a result, he became the first batsman to score three centuries in the ongoing tournament.

Sharma went on to score 102 runs against England. He was finally dismissed by Chris Woakes in the 37th over.

 

The 32-year-old batsman had earlier registered centuries against South Africa and Pakistan in the tournament.

Sharma is now positioned at the sixth position in the leading run-scorer list in the tournament with 440 runs.

Australia's David Warner holds the pole position as he has 516 runs in the tournament so far.

India's skipper Virat Kohli scored his fifth consecutive fifty-plus score in the tournament and as a result he became the first skipper to achieve this feat in World Cup history.

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