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The exploits of Rahul and Rohit of the India team in the World Cup

The exploits of Rahul and Rohit of the India team in the World Cup

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Rohit Sharma KL Rahul

ODI World Cup Rohit Sharma KL Rahul: The ODI World Cup is about to come again. The cricket Mahakumbh will start from October 5th. Teams from all over the world are currently engaged in this preparation. For the first time after 2011, the ODI World Cup will be held in India, not only this, there have been World Cups in India before, but this is the first time, when the entire World Cup will be held in India, none other The country is the co-host. In such a situation, the BCCI is also preparing extensively. In the meantime, once again, cricket fans should prepare for the fact that new records will be made and many old ones will be broken as well. Meanwhile, today we are going to tell you about such a record, which the Indian team has achieved only once in the 12 World Cups held so far. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have created this record together.

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Only three times in World Cup history have both openers scored a century.

This has so far happened only three times in World Cup history, when both opening batsmen of a team have achieved success in scoring a century. The World Cup may have been played in the year 1975, but in the year 2010, the first two first marked a century. This job was previously done by Sri Lanka’s Upal Taranga against Zimbabwe, in the same year in 2010 these two batsmen repeated the same feat against England. Following this, in 2019, the pairing of Rohit Sharma and KL scored a century as an opener. This work was done against Sri Lanka. Then KL Rahul hit 111 and Rohit Sharma hit 103 runs. KL Rahul faced 118 balls and hit 11 fours and one six, while Rohit Sharma faced 94 balls and hit 14 fours and two sixes.

Team India defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets

Speaking of the match, Sri Lanka, while batting first, scored 264 runs for seven wickets in 50 overs. That is, the target of 265 runs was in front of the Indian team. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul together added 189 runs. After this, when KL Rahul was dismissed for 244 at the second wicket, the India team came very close to victory. Although Rishabh Pant, who came on at number four, was dismissed after scoring just four runs, Virat Kohli’s 34-innings and Hardik Pandya’s seven-run short innings gave the Indian team a win and that too by seven wickets. As we already told you, this feat has happened only three times in World Cup history so far. It remains to be seen if two other players can do this together at this year’s World Cup or they will have to wait now.

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