Rohit Sharma was at his supreme best once against as he struck a wonderful fifty versus Australia, to provide his team the required impetus right at the start of the innings. Rohit’s graceful 57 was then build upon by Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli as India posted a towering total of 352-5 in a winning cause.
In the process, Rohit brought up his 8th half-century versus his favorite opposition. He also has 7 magnificent centuries to boast against Australia. Rohit became only the fourth batsman in ODI cricket to accumulate 2000 runs against the Aussies.
Interestingly, he also possesses the highest batting average for any batsman who has managed in excess of 1000 ODI runs versus Australia. Averaging a mammoth 61.72 maintained over 37 innings, this surely spells out the right-hander’s unparalleled dominance against the defending world champions.