Although 2022 wasn't a great year for Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, the fans and cricket lovers are expecting to see an upgraded version of Hitman in 2023. India's main focus in 2023 would be in ODI matches with the World Cup around the corner and thus, every Indian fan would be expecting hitman to go back to his 2019 WC days where he went in god mode. Here in this article, we will have a look at some of the records that can be broken by Indian captain Rohit Sharma in 2023.
1. Rohit can become only 3rd Indian to win ODI World Cup as captain
If India scripts a history to win ODI World Cup in 2023, then Rohit Sharma will become only 3rd Indian captain to win ODI WC after Kapil Dev (1983) & MS Dhoni (2011).
2. Rohit is on verge of becoming 3rd Indian to score 6000 runs in IPL history
Rohit Sharma has scored 5879 runs in IPL from 222 innings. The MI skipper need just 121 more runs to become 3rd Indian batsman after Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan to complete 6000 runs in IPL.
Also, Rohit Sharma needs just 18 more runs to become first player to complete 5000 runs for Mumbai Indians in T20 cricket.
3. Rohit has chance to become 6th Indian batsman to complete 10000 runs in ODIs
Rohit Sharma has scored 9454 ODI runs in 228 innings. Hitman needs 546 more runs to become 6th Indian batsman to complete 10,000 runs in ODIs after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni & Virat Kohli.
4. Rohit can become 4th Indian batsman to complete 1000 runs in ODI World Cup
Rohit Sharma has scored 978 runs in ODI WC from 17 innings at a phenomenal batting average of 65.20. Rohit needs just 22 more runs to complete 1000 runs in ODI WC after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly & Virat Kohli.
5. Rohit could become 2nd batsman to complete 4000 runs in T20Is
Although the focus of senior players will be majorly on ODIs, if Rohit Sharma gets to play just few more T20I matches, then he might reach the feat of scoring 4000 runs in T20Is after Virat Kohli.
6. Rohit set to become most capped player of Mumbai Indians in IPL
Rohit Sharma has played 182 matches for Mumbai Indians in IPL. Only Kieron Pollard has played more matches (189) for MI in IPL than the skipper. Rohit needs to play just 8 matches in IPL 2023 to become the most capped player of MI in IPL history.
7. Rohit Sharma might break Sachin Tendulkar's record in ODI WC:
Rohit Sharma has six centuries in ODI WC so far which is joint-most with Sachin Tendulkar. Rohit smashed a century vs Bangladesh in 2015 QF game and in 2019 WC, he recorded five centuries in that single edition alone. If Rohit hits 1 more century in the upcoming World Cup, then he would surpass Sachin Tendulkar to have most hundreds in ODI WC history.