Most 100’s in England – Rohit Sharma: Indian opener Rohit Sharma on Saturday surpassed former skipper Rahul Dravid’s record of hitting most international hundreds in England by an Indian batsman – Follow IND vs ENG 4th test LIVE Updates on InsideSport.co
IND vs ENG: Rohit Sharma now has most 100’s in England, surpasses Rahul Dravid, check details
Most 100’s in England – Rohit Sharma: Rohit achieved the feat during the ongoing fourth Test against England here at the Kennington Oval on day three of the penultimate match of the series.
Rohit hit his first overseas Test ton on Saturday to lead India’s comeback into the fourth Test after the visiting side was folded for 191 in the first innings.
Rohit has now scored nine tons in England while Dravid has eight centuries in the country. Interestingly, eight of Rohit’s last nine tons in England have come since the start of 2018.
Most 100’s in England – Rohit Sharma: Overall, legendary batsman Donald Bradman has the most (11) tons in England among the visiting cricketers.
Rohit Sharma in ongoing Test series
1st Test: 36 & unbeaten 12
2nd Test: 83 & 21
3rd Test: 19 & 59
4th Test: 11 & 127
IND vs ENG – Rohit Sharma’s Test Records, breaks 5 records at Oval
- He completed 15,000 runs in international cricket, only the 8th player from India to achieve the feat.
- Rohit Sharma also completed 11,000 runs as an opener across all formats.
- The century at Oval helped him complete 2,000 runs in England.
- The 127-run knock meant, he has completed 1,000 runs in 2021 across all formats.
- Rohit also crossed the 3,000-run mark in Test cricket.
Meanwhile, Rohit is the first visiting cricketer to hit tons in all three formats while opening in England. The Indian batsman also completed 3000 runs in the longest format of the game on Saturday.
Most 100’s in England – Rohit Sharma: In the match, Rohit and Cheteshwar Pujara’s 153-run stand for the second wicket enabled India to get in a dominant position on Day 3 of the ongoing fourth Test.
At stumps, India’s score read 270/3 — a lead of 171 runs with seven wickets in the bag in the second essay. For the visitors, Virat Kohli (22*) and Ravindra Jadeja (9*) are at the crease.