The duo solidified their standing as two of India’s cricketing legends by turning into the quickest pair in ODI cricket to amass 5,000 partnership runs.
This extraordinary achievement noticed Rohit and Virat surpass the long-lasting West Indies duo of Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes, who beforehand held the report for reaching 5,000 ODI runs collectively in 97 innings.
In distinction, Rohit and Virat achieved this exceptional feat in simply their 86th ODI inning batting collectively.
Their partnership has been nothing in need of exceptional, boasting 18 century partnerships and 15 half-century stands, all at a powerful common of 62.47. These two batting maestros proceed to script historical past on this planet of cricket, including one more feather to their illustrious caps.
Their highest partnership got here in 2018 when the right-handed duo added 246 runs towards Australia at Guwahati to chase down a frightening goal of 323.
They’re additionally the third Indian pair to achieve the landmark determine after Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly and Rohit and Shikhar Dhawan.
Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly maintain the worldwide report for many runs scored as a pair in One-Day Internationals with 8227 runs in 176 innings.