In form Indian team is all set to take on dangerous South Africa doe match number 37 of the 2023 ODI World Cup 5th November at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Both teams are tremendous form and are currently the top two teams at the points table. With a batting line up like, Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram and David Miller, South Africa turned out to be the most dangerous side with the bat in this World Cup. On the other hand, India power-pakced bowling line including pacers like Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah who have always succeeded in taking wickets with the new ball, along with the star spinner Kuldeep Yadav who is known for breaking partnership and put India on the front foot. Fans will be expecting an high-octane clash between the two best sides of the tournament so far at the oldest cricket stadium in India.
As India take on the field against South Africa at the Eden Gardens, all eyes will be on the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma. The 36-year-old is among the leading run scorers of the tournament and has been providing great starts to India consistently as an opening batter. Also, the Eden Gardens is very special for Rohit as he scored his highest ODI score on that ground. Rohit smashed 264 runs off 173 balls against Sri Lanka on 13th November, 2014 and became the highest individual scorer in an ODI inning. It is also the same ground where Rohit made his Test debut for India and scored 177 runs off 301 balls in his debut Test innings.
Learn about: Rohit Sharma Vs South Africa Stats & Records
Now fans will be expecting another big knock from Rohit on the same ground as an Indian skipper in a World Cup event. However, his approach has been clear, to add maximum runs for India in first 10-15 overs of the innings and set the momentum for a big total. He is yet to play a big innings in this World Cup apart from his fiery 100 against Afghanistan in Delhi. Before that, we will have a look at the stats and records of Rohit Sharma at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Rohit Sharma Records/Stats in Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Rohit Sharma Test Stats in Eden Garden Kolkata
Rohit Sharma ODI Stats in Eden Garden Kolkata
Rohit Sharma T20 Stats in Eden Garden Kolkata
FAQs About Rohit Sharma Stats in Kolkata
What is the unbreakable record of Rohit Sharma?
Rohit Sharma smashed 264 runs in an ODI match against Sri Lanka on 13th November, 2014 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. This is highest individual score in an ODI innings and the record is yet to be broken.
What is the highest score at Eden Gardens individual?
Test: VVS Laxman – 281 against Australia, 2001
ODI: Rohit Sharma – 264 against Sri Lanka, 2014
T20I: Marlon Samuels – 85* against England, 2016
Is Eden Gardens batting or bowling?
Eden Gardens is not high scoring venue but its surface mostly favor the batters. However, once the wicket starts deteriorating, it also provides help to the spinner.
What is the average score at Eden Gardens?
The average score while batting in ODI at Eden Gardens is 240 runs.