Rohit Sharma continues to have a dream run in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 as he scored yet another blistering ton against Sri Lanka at Leeds on Saturday. This was the Indian vice-captain's third consecutive century in the ongoing quadrennial event. At the same time, the Hitman also became the first batsman to register five hundreds in a single edition of the World Cup which is also a record. He also added 189 runs with KL Rahul for the first wicket.
It was Sharma's 27th ODI ton. The Hitman scored a 94-ball 103 at a strike rate of 109.57 which included 14 boundaries and two maximums. He was adjudged Man of the Match for his blistering knock.
Sharma's knock was hailed by one and all. It also impressed Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. The Little Master took to Twitter and showered praises on the Hitman's phenomenal World Cup record. At the same time, the batting maestro also congratulated KL Rahul who had scored his maiden World Cup knock.
Read Sachin's tweet here:
Even the netizens joined the Master in giving their best wishes to Sharma.
After finishing at the summit of the points table at the end of the league stages with seven wins from nine matches and 15 points in their tally, India will lock horns against New Zealand in the first semi-final at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday.