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Virat Kohli declares Rohit Sharma as the best ODI batsman in the world

Harshit Anand Updated: 3 July, 2019, 5:12 PM IST

HIGHLIGHTS

Rohit Sharma has been the show stealer in the World Cup for India. He is in fact, the highest run-getter in the World Cup so far with 544 runs in seven innings to his credit. Rohit has made four centuries and a fifty. He made his 26th ODI century against Bangladesh at Edgbaston.

Now, he has equaled the record for the highest number of (four) centuries in a single edition of the World Cup. Rohit now has five centuries in World Cup and is one ton away from equalling Sachin's overall record of most (six) centuries in the World Cup.

Indian skipper, Virat Kohli hailed India's vice-captain Rohit Sharma as the best ODI batsman in the world. "I have been watching it for years now. He's (Rohit) the best One-day player around and we are so delighted to see him. When he plays like that, everybody is happy to see him strike this so well," Kohli said.

Virat Kohli is the no.1 ranked ODI and Test batsman of the world. But, he has failed to convert even of his fifties into a hundred so far in the ongoing World Cup. But, he has five fifties to his credit.

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