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Rohit Sharma slams 29th ODI hundred, third fastest to 9000 runs in ODIs

Besides Rohit and Kohli, the other Indians who have crossed the 9000-run mark are Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Mohammed Azharuddin.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: January 19, 2020 9:20:26 pm
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Rohit Sharma slammed his 29th One-Day International century to help India beat Australia in the third match the series decider in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Rohit also became the third-fastest cricketer to reach 9000 ODI runs. The India opener reached the milestone in the first over of India’s encounter against Australia during the series-decider in Bengaluru.

Rohit needed 217 innings to reach the landmark while skipper Virat Kohli remains the fastest to 9000 runs (194 innings). AB de Villiers is second fastest with 208 innings.

Besides Rohit and Kohli, the other Indians who have crossed the 9000-run mark are Sachin Tendulkar (18,426 runs), Sourav Ganguly (11,221), Rahul Dravid (10,768) Mahendra Singh Dhoni (10,599) and Mohammed Azharuddin (9,378).

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