Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan broke this record of Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden, reached this number

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By: Tanumoy Banerjee

Last Update: 2021-03-28 15:33:50 IST

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In the third ODI against England, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan gave a strong start to the team by sharing 103 runs for the first wicket. On the basis of this partnership, both these players also set a great record.

Indian cricket team opener Rohit Sharma once again missed a big score in the third ODI against England. He was batting well and faced 37 balls and scored 37 runs with the help of 6 fours, but when Adil Rashid was bowled, Shikhar Dhawan also looked in good rhythm and it seemed that He would score big, but it was Adil Rashid who ended his innings. Dhawan scored 67 runs off 56 balls with the help of 10 fours. 

In the third ODI against England, Team India gave a good start and shared a 103-run partnership for the first wicket. This was the 17th time in ODI cricket when the pair of Rohit and Dhawan shared more than 100 in the opening. Both these batsmen overtook Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden, who had shared more than 100 times in 16 ODIs. Now Rohat and Dhawan have come second in this case. At the same time, the record of more than 100 partnerships as opener in ODIs is in the name of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly. Both of them did this amazing 21 times. 

In ODIs, the batsman who has shared more than 100 times as an opener.

21- Sachin and Ganguly

17- Rohit and Dhawan

16- Gilchrist and Hayden

15- Grinnies and Hannes

Batsmen who have shared more than 100 in ODIs

Talking overall in ODI cricket, Rohit and Dhawan have come at number four in terms of partnership of more than 100 runs. Here too, Secretary and Ganguly are at number one. 

26- Sachin and Ganguly

20- Dilshan and Sangakkara

18- Rohit and Kohli

17- Rohit and Dhawan

16- Gilchrist and Hayden

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