The second one-day series between India and Australia is being played at Rajkot ground. In this match, Team India opener Rohit Sharma set a world record, while there he missed a special record. Rohit has achieved a world record as an opener in One-Day International cricket. He has become the first batsman in the world to score the fastest seven thousand runs as an opener in a one-day international. If Rohit scored more four runs in this match, he would have left behind former India captain Sourav Ganguly, legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar and legendary Caribbean batsman Brian Lara.
If Rohit Sharma had succeeded in scoring 46 runs on the field of Rajkot, he would have become the third batsman to complete the fastest 9 thousand runs in the international ODI. Rohit would have overtaken Sachin, Sourav and Brian Lara in this case. Rohit missed out on this record by just four runs. He scored 42 runs in 44 balls.
Prior to this match, Rohit had scored 8954 runs in a career in International One-Day. For this, he has played 215 innings. Sachin Tendulkar had completed 9 thousand ODI runs in 235 innings. Sourav Ganguly score 9 thousand runs in 228 innings. At the same time, Brian Lara did this feat in 239 one-day innings.The record of making the fastest 9 thousand in ODI is in the name of Team India captain Virat Kohli. Kohli held this record in 194 innings.