TNI Bureau: In less than 24 hours, Rohit Sharma broke the 606 run record set by Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh to become the leading run scorer of CWC 2019. He set a new record of 647 runs in group stages of any World Cup.
Rohit also became the only player to hit 5 hundreds in a single World Cup. It was his 27th ODI hubdred today. KL Rahul also scored his maiden World Cup hundred as India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets to top the points table in Cricket World Cup 2019.
As South Africa beat Australia by 10 runs today, India finished as the No. 1 Team in the Points Table with 15 points. They would meet New Zealand (11) in the Semifinals. Australia (14) will take on hosts England (12) in the other semifinal.
Sri Lanka 264/7 in 50 overs. Angelo Mathews 113, Thirimanne 53. Bumrah 3/37.
India 265/3 in 43.3 overs. Rohit 103, Rahul 111, Kohli 34*.
Man of the Match’ – Rohit Sharma
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