Rohit Sharma broke Ashes Hero Smith's record by scoring 529 runs in series.
New Delhi: India's explosive Test opener Rohit Sharma has made several big records in the three Test series played against South Africa. Rohit has scored 529 runs by playing 4 innings in the series, scoring a double century in the Ranchi Test. By doing so, he left behind a record case to Steve Smith, the hero of the Ashes series last month. In fact, Rohit has scored in the Test Championship batting list with a run rate of 132 while Smith had runs at an average of 110 (7 innings 774).
Rohit not only made this record but also a record of Sunil Gavaskar to score more centuries during a series in Indian condition. Gavaskar had the record of scoring three centuries during a series in India, now Rohit has equaled this record. If the Indian team did not follow South Africa in the Ranchi Test, then Rohit could have broken this record by scoring a century while batting.
Explain that the Indian team has reached a strong position during the Ranchi Test. On the second day of the Test, the Indian team declared their first innings on 497 runs. After this, he bowled South Africa for 162 runs in the first innings till the third day. In the second innings of Africa also took 8 wickets. India are now just two wickets away from winning the Ranchi Test.
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