Rohit Sharma, the leader of the Indian team, pulled off another feat. The top rungetter in the Border Gavaskar Trophy’, who scored 35 runs in the last Test, now has 17000 international runs in his career. This makes him the seventh Indian player to set this record. Only Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rahul Dravid, Saurabh Ganguly, Virender Sehwag and MS Dhoni have scored more than 17,000 runs for India in international cricket.
Rohit, who has played 438 international matches, was just 21 runs short of the 17,000-run milestone before the Ahmedabad Test began. The hitman smashed the boundary off Mitchell Starc’s bowling and got this milestone in his own style.
Rohit Sharma, who has played in 24 Test matches for India, has scored 2022 runs at an average of 66.73. the batsman with eight centuries and six half centuries. He is the second Indian player to score 2,000 runs.
Sachin Tendulkar has scored 34357 runs in 664 international matches, including a century. Virat Kohli, who has scored 25,047 runs in 494 appearances. Tendulkar is next. Rahul Dravid scored 24,064 runs in 504 matches. Ganguly collected 18433 runs in 421 appearances. In 374 matches, Sehwag scored 17253 runs. In 535 matches Dhoni scored 17092 runs.
Regarding the Ahmedabad Test. In the first innings, Australia was bowled out for 480 runs. India responded energetically. Rohit lost his wicket in the lunch break of the third day’ after scoring 129 runs. Shubman Gill (65) and Chhateshwar Pujara (22) are in action as batsmen. Indias deficit is still 351 runs.