Rohit Sharma joins Madal Lal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar with late assault against Bangladesh

December 07, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

Indian batters with half-centuries in ODIs at no.9 batting position 

Madan Lal was the first to achieve the feat. The all-rounder scored unbeaten 53 against England in 1982

23 years later, Jai Prakash Uadav scored 69 runs off 92 deliveries against New Zealand after Shane Bond's six-fer reduced India to 44/8

In 2009, Praveen Kumar's 51-ball 54 helped India recover from 7/75 against Australia to post 170

In 2017, Bhuvneshwar Kumar scored unbeaten 53 to help India pull off a tricky run chase against Sri Lanka

Injured in first innings, skipper Rohit Sharma walked out at no.9 against Bangladesh and scored unbeaten 51 off 28 deliveries

With five sixes, Rohit Sharma became the second batter to hit 500 sixes in international cricket after Chris Gayle

Rohit also broke Zaheer Khan's record of most sixes by an Indian batter at no.9 or lower in ODI innings

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