Rohit Sharma Creates History, Surpasses Mahela Jayawardene's Record Today

Proud moment for Indian cricket as Rohit Sharma creates history today, surpassing Mahela Jayewardene's record. Read more here.

Jul 23, 2023 - 22:52
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Rohit Sharma Creates History, Surpasses Mahela Jayawardene's Record Today
Rohit Sharma Creates History, Surpasses Mahela Jayawardene's Record Today

Today, Indian captain Rohit Sharma achieved a remarkable feat in Test cricket. He now holds the record for scoring double-digit figures in the most consecutive innings, leaving behind Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene.

During the second Test against the West Indies, India dominated by bundling out the opposition for 255 runs in the first innings. India replied with a strong 438-run total, taking a lead of 183 runs. Captain Craig Brathwaite scored 75 runs for the West Indies, while Mohammad Siraj shined with five wickets for India.

In the second innings, Rohit Sharma achieved the milestone as soon as he reached 10 runs. He now holds the world record of getting out in consecutive innings without single-digit dismissals, achieving this 30 times between 2021-2023. Mahela Jayawardene's previous record stood at 29 consecutive double-digit scores (2001-2002).

Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal gave India a blistering start in the second innings, with a 98-run partnership for the first wicket. Rohit's innings included 5 fours and 3 sixes, while Yashasvi scored 37 runs off 28 balls.

Record Holder Cricketers for Most Consecutive Double-Digit Scores:

  • Rohit Sharma: 30 times (2021-2023)
  • Mahela Jayawardene: 29 times (2001-2002)
  • Len Hutton: 25 times (1951-1953)
  • Rohan Kanhai: 25 times (1961-1965)
  • AB de Villiers: 24 times (2012-2014)

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