Rohit Sharma India vs West Indies: Indian captain Rohit Sharma completed 2000 runs in Test cricket as an opener. He left behind many veteran players with this achievement. The second match of the Test series between India and West Indies is being played in Trinidad. Team India has come out to bat first in the match. During this, Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal gave a great start. Both of them completed the century partnership.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has made a tweet for Rohit. BCCI told in the tweet that Rohit has completed 2000 Test runs as an opener. He completed this record in 40 innings. Rohit has reached the second number in the list of Indian players in terms of completing 2000 Test runs in the shortest innings as an opener. He left Sunil Gavaskar and Gautam Gambhir behind. Gavaskar had achieved this position in 43 innings. Gambhir also achieved this feat in 43 innings. Sehwag is on top in this matter. He scored 2000 Test runs in 39 innings.
Rohit has achieved another special achievement. He has reached number five in terms of scoring the most runs in the list of Indian players. Rohit has scored 17281 runs till the time of writing the news. In this case, he left behind Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sehwag. Dhoni has scored 17266 runs. Sehwag has scored 17253 runs. Sachin Tendulkar is on top of this list. He has scored 34357 runs.
Let us tell you that in the first innings of the Trinidad Test, India scored 121 runs till the lunch break on the first day. Rohit Sharma remained unbeaten after scoring 63 runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal remained unbeaten after scoring 52 runs in 56 balls. The century partnership between these two has been completed.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 20, 2023
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