IND vs NZ World Cup 2023: Team India’s performance in the ODI World Cup 2023 has been quite special so far. The opening pair of Rohat Sharma and Shubhman Gill has consistently given good and fast starts to Team India. Not only in this tournament but throughout the year, Rohat Sharma and Shubman Gill have scored a lot of runs together. With this, the pair of Rohit-Gill has created history in ODI cricket. This pair has done such a miracle that no other pair could do it before in ODI cricket.
World record of Rohit-Gil pair
The pair of Rohat Sharma and Shubhman Gill is looking very aggressive in this tournament. In the first semi-final of the World Cup 2023, both these players gave a very good start against New Zealand. Both the players added 71 runs in 8.2 overs for the first wicket. This was the 14th 50+ run partnership between Rohit and Gill this year. With this, they have become the first pair in ODI cricket to have made a partnership of 50+ runs 14 times in a year. No pair had achieved this feat before.
Left these legendary couples behind
The opening pair of Rohat Sharma and Shubman Gill has left behind the powerful pair like Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden. The pair of Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden had made a partnership of 50+ runs 13 times in the year 2007. Even in 2003, this pair had made a partnership of 50+ runs 12 times. At the same time, in 1999, the pair of Mark Waugh and Adam Gilchrist also made a partnership of 50+ runs 12 times.
Rohat Sharma played explosive innings
Rohat Sharma scored 47 runs facing 29 balls in this match. During this, he hit 4 fours and the same number of sixes. Whereas, Shubman Gill retired hurt due to cramps. Shubhman Gill scored 79 runs off 65 balls before retiring hurt. During this, he hit 8 fours and 3 sixes.
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