The first semi-final of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 will be played between India and New Zealand. This match is to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, the Rohit Sharma-led Indian team will not only look to avenge their 2019 World Cup semi-final defeat by defeating New Zealand but also take a step closer to becoming world champions. India performed brilliantly in the league stage and the team won 9 out of 9 matches. Team India will look to continue their winning streak when they face New Zealand. Indian fans will also watch how Rohit Sharma performs in this match. Rohit Sharma can make many records in his name in the match against New Zealand.
Rohit can break many records at once
Rohit Sharma can make many records in his name in this match. Rohit Sharma has scored 503 runs at an average of 55.88 in 9 matches in the current World Cup. Meanwhile, he has scored one century and three half-centuries from his bat. If Rohit scores another 76 runs during the match against New Zealand, he will become the highest run-scoring captain in a single edition of the World Cup.
Topping the list is Kane Williamson who scored 578 runs in the 2019 World Cup. Mahela Jayawardene (548) is second in the list of captains with the most runs as a captain in one edition of the World Cup, while Ricky Ponting (539) is third and Aaron Finch (507) is fourth. .
Apart from this, Rohit Sharma is just 3 sixes away from becoming the batsman with the most sixes in a single edition of the World Cup. The first place in this list belongs to Chris Gayle who hit 26 sixes in 2015. Rohit Sharma is second in this list. He has hit 24 sixes so far in the current tournament. Glenn Maxwell is third on the list and has hit 22 sixes in the current tournament. Former England captain Eoin Morgan (2019) is fourth in the list with 22 sixes. While Quinton de Kock has hit 21 sixes in the current tournament and is fifth in the list of most sixes by a batsman in a single edition of the World Cup.