After bowling Pakistan out for 191, India raced to victory in the 31st over following a blistering start provided by Rohit in his 63-ball knock, which included 6 fours and 6 sixes.The win took India’s unbeaten record against Pakistan in ODI World Cups to 8-0.
In the list of batsmen with most runs in ODI World Cup history, Tendulkar’s 2278 runs are way ahead of the next best of 1743 by former Australia captain Ricky Ponting. But Rohit’s average of 66.38 after 20 innings surpasses everyone else in the list.
In India’s second match of this World Cup against Afghanistan, Rohit also broke Tendulkar’s record of six centuries.
Here are the complete numbers for the leading scorers in ODI World Cups:
|AB de Villiers||SA||1207||63.52||4||6||162*||117.29||23||22|
|Shakib Al Hasan||BAN||1201||42.89||2||10||124*||81.58||32||32|