Rohit Sharma The Indian ODI Run Machine Continues Golden Run In The 1st VB series ODI against The Mighty Aussies.Rohit Sharma Scored unbeaten 171 in 163 balls In The First ODI And Helped India To reach A Good Looking total of 309.Since January 2013 This Is The Fifth 140+ Score Scored By This Most Successful Opener Of Indian Cricket History.

Rohit Sharma couldn't have asked for a better beginning to 2016 - an Indian win Would Have only make it sweeter. After all a team doesn't lose often when one of its openers carries his bat through to score 171 not out.

Rohit, who is making a habit of registering his name into record books, is the only batsman to score two double hundreds in ODIs and had India had a couple of overs more at its disposal, he might have completed a hat-trick nobody envisaged at the dawn of the 21st century.

Coming onto the tour with poor form and several question marks hanging over his head as swords, Rohit answered his detractors the way any cricketer should.This particular innings helped Rohit To Break several records for both India and visiting teams. Sharma’s performance has also silenced several critics, who Continuously Raise Questions his away form.

Here lets Have a look at five records Rohit Sharma broke today In 1st ODI:

#1 Highest unbeaten ODI score in Australia

Rohit Sharma’s 171* against the Aussies is the highest unbeaten score by a batsman on their home turf. The previous highest score was by South Africa’s talismanic batsman AB de Villiers, who scored 162* in 66 balls against West Indies at the SCG, during the 2015 World Cup. 

That particular innings is widely regarded as one of the strongest individual batting performances in ODI cricket history.
The highest recorded score on Aussie soil was registered by Chris Gayle. He scored 215 in 147 balls against Zimbabwe in the same tournament.

#2 Most sixes by an Indian against Australia


Rohit Sharma has often been touted as a successor to Sachin Tendulkar’s throne, his record breaking innings today saw him come closer to the prospect. After overtaking Sachin’s highest ODI score of 200, he has now beaten yet another of master blaster’s records.

Sachin 36 sixes was the highest by an Indian against Australia till date. But, Sharma’s seven sixes, propelled him to 37, overtaking the previous milestone.

He also hit seven fours, en-route to his 171.

#3 Fastest Indian score 1000 runs against Australia


Yet another Sachin Tendulkar record has been toppled by the Mumbai-based batsman. Sharma’s prolific innings saw him become the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 runs against the mighty Aussies.

His score of 171 saw him cross the 1,000 mark convincingly in a matter of just 19 games. The previous record was held by Sachin Tendulkar and Brain Lara, who reached the feat in 20 matches.

With more matches against Australia to come, Rohit might just become the fastest to reach 2,000 as well.

#4 Highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia versus Australia

 It’s not everyday you see a 36-year record broken, but Sharma’s superlative effort today seems to be breaking records left right and centre. He also now hold the record for the highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia versus them.

The previous record was held by former West Indian Captain, who scored 153 in 130 balls against the Kangaroos at the MCG, during the 1979 World Cup.

The innings helped West Indies win the trophy as he single handedly carried them to victory, during a time when a 100 plus strike rate was a rarity.

#5 Highest score by an Indian in Australia in ODI's


Not just Sachin Tendulkar, Sharma is also breaking records held by former Indian Captain Sourav Ganguly. The Royal Bengal Tiger’s 141* in 144 balls against Pakistan was the highest ODI score by an  Indian in Australia.

He hit 12 fours and one six to help India defeat Pakistan in the ninth match of the Carlton and United series. However, the 171 scored by Sharma has now overtaken the record.

This particular record could stand for a long time to come.

#6 Rohit Sahrma Also Become The First Indian To score an ODI century in Perth.


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