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Rohit Sharma continues to rule at 2019 Cricket World Cup

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.

Scores:

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

Also Read: Shakib Al Hasan Sachin’s Record in World Cup

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