Rohit goes past Ganguly

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Rohit Sharma went past Sachin Tendulkar and moved up to second behind Indian skipper Virat Kohli among players with most unbeaten ODI centuries while chasing. AFP

Rohit Sharma crossed quite a few milestones during his match-winning hundred against South Africa in India's World Cup opener at Southampton on Wednesday.

Rohit surpassed former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's record of 22 One-Day International (ODI) centuries with his unbeaten 122 against the Proteas.

Most ODI centuries for India

Sachin Tendulkar – 49

Virat Kohli – 41

Rohit Sharma – 23

Sourav Ganguly – 22

Shikhar Dhawan – 16

Rohit also went past Tendulkar and moved up to second behind Indian skipper Kohli among players with most unbeaten centuries while chasing.

Most unbeaten ODI 100s in chases

Virat Kohli – 11

Rohit Sharma – 9

Sachin Tendulkar – 8

Saeed Anwar – 7

Rohit also drew level with former Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan among batsmen with most hundreds while chasing (11).

Most ODI hundreds in run chases

Virat Kohli – 25

Schin Tendulkar – 17

Chris Gayle – 12

Tillakaratne Dilshan/Rohit Sharma - 11

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