Rohit Sharma breaks Mohammad Azharuddin's World Cup record as captain

Sports Tak Staff
October 8, 2023

Five oldest captains for India in an ODI World Cup match 

5 | 33 years and 262 days - MS Dhoni led India in 2015 World Cup where they crashed out in semi finals.

4 | 34 years and 56 days - S Venkatraghavan led India in 1979 World Cup where they failed to win a match. 

3 | 34 years and 71 days - Rahul Dravid led India in 2007 World Cup where they crashed out from group stage.

2 | 36 years and 124 days - Mohammad Azharuddin led India in 1999 World Cup where they could not qualify for semi finals.

1 | 36 years and 161 days - Rohit Sharma became the oldest captain as he took the field against Australia in 2023 World Cup.

This was India's 150th ODI match against five-time ODI World Cup champions Australia

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