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Rohit Sharma becomes fourth player to score 2000 runs against Australia

AP
Published : Jun 9, 2019, 4:36 pm IST
Updated : Jun 9, 2019, 10:02 pm IST

Sharma needed 20 to the mark, and got there with his second boundary, off Glenn Maxwell in the 13th over.

Rohit Sharma joined Sachin Tendulkar, Desmond Haynes, and Viv Richards. (Photo: AFP)
 Rohit Sharma joined Sachin Tendulkar, Desmond Haynes, and Viv Richards. (Photo: AFP)

London: India opener Rohit Sharma became the fourth batsman to score 2,000 runs against Australia in one-day internationals, during their Cricket World Cup match at the Oval.

Sharma needed 20 to the mark, and got there with his second boundary, off Glenn Maxwell in the 13th over.

 

He joined Sachin Tendulkar (3,077 runs), Desmond Haynes (2,262), and Viv Richards (2,187).

Sharma is also the fastest to 2,000 ODI runs against any side, in 37 innings.

He and Shikhar Dhawan were 41-0 after 10 overs, but opening up to be 81-0 after 16 overs.

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