Port Elizabeth: Rohit Sharma, finally, got his touch back, hitting a superlative 17th ton of his career, second against South Africa in the fifth One Day International of the six-match series at the St. George’s Park here on Tuesday.
With an audacious century, Hitman broke Virender Sehwag’s record of 14 tons as Indian openere. Rohit, now, is third in the list with 15 centuries. Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly lead the list with 45 and 19 tons respectively.
Rohit departed at a score of 115 which came in 126 balls with 11 fours and four biggies.
Most 100s for India in ODIs:
49 S Tendulkar
34 V Kohli
22 S Ganguly
17 Rohit Sharma
15 V Sehwag