New Delhi: Team India’s opener Rohit Sharma hit a century in the Oval Test on 4 September, dashing the plans of the British and gave his team a significant lead.
Rohit beats Dravid
Rohit Sharma achieved a new position by playing this brilliant innings. By scoring a century, Team India’s ‘wall’ (The Wall) also left behind the record of Rahul Dravid.
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Record of 9 centuries in England
With 9 centuries, Rohit Sharma has become the Indian batsman to score the most international hundreds on the soil of England. He overtook Rahul Dravid, who has scored 8 centuries on English soil.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 4, 2021
Indians with England’s highest international centuries
Rohit Sharma – 9*
Rahul Dravid – 8
Sachin Tendulkar – 7
England’s foreign opener with the most international centuries
Rohit Sharma – 9 (India)
Gordon Greenidge-8 (West Indies
Graeme Smith – 5 (South Africa)
Mark Taylor-5 (Australia)
Rohit still behind Bradman
The record for most international centuries in England as a foreign batsman is held by Sir Don Bradman of Australia, who has scored 11 centuries on British soil.
Rohit completed his century by hitting six
In the fourth Test (IND vs ENG 4th Test) between India and England, Rohit Sharma completed the 8th century of his Test career by hitting a six off Moeen Ali. This is the first Test century of ‘Hitman’ on foreign soil.
First century outside India for the Hitman!
He gets there with a monster six over long on!
— Sony Sports (@SonySportsIndia) September 4, 2021
Rohit completed 15 thousand international runs
In the second innings of the Oval Test, Rohit Sharma completed 15 thousand international runs. Rohit is the 8th Indian player to do this charisma. Before him, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag and Mohammad Azharuddin had done this feat.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 3, 2021