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WTC: Rohit Sharma became the number-1 opener in the World Test Championship, leaving behind the world’s biggest batsmen – India TV Hindi

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Rohit Sharma became number-1 opener in WTC

ICC World Test Championship: Team India’s explosive performance continues in the World Test Championship 2023-25. After winning 5 out of 8 matches, she is at second position in the points table. Team India is currently playing a 5-match series against England. Team India has taken an unassailable lead of 3-1 in this series. Amidst this series, Team India captain Rohit Sharma has overtaken all the openers of the world in a special list.

Rohit Sharma became number-1 opener in WTC

The World Test Championship was started in the year 2019. At present the third season of the World Test Championship is being played. Rohit Sharma has made a special record during this season. He has become the highest run-scoring opener in the history of the World Test Championship. Rohit Sharma has played 31 matches in WTC as an opener. During this period he has scored 2449 runs at an average of 48.98. He has left David Warner behind in this list. David Warner had scored 2423 runs as an opener in WTC.

Openers who scored the most runs in WTC

2449 runs – Rohit Sharma

2423 runs – David Warner
2238 runs – Usman Khawaja
2078 runs – Dimuth Karunaratne
1935 runs – Dean Elgar

Captained innings played in Ranchi test match

Rohit Sharma batted brilliantly in the second innings of the Ranchi test match. In this match, the England team had given India a target of 192 runs to win. Team India needed a good start to chase this target in the fourth innings. On such an occasion, Rohit Sharma played the captaincy innings. Facing 81 balls, he scored 55 runs with the help of 5 fours and 1 six and led the team to victory. The special thing was that as a captain, he scored 50+ in the first innings and fourth innings of the Test.

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