IND vs AUS final, record of Rohit and Gill: In the final of the World Cup 2023, Indian captain Rohit Sharma and fellow opener Shubman Gill have defeated legendary batsmen like Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly in terms of partnership. In fact, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have become the second pair in the world to score the most runs as a partnership in a calendar year.
However, the Indian openers could not make a long partnership against Australia. There was a partnership of 30 runs in 26 balls between the two for the first wicket, with which both the Indian batsmen have reached the score of 1523 runs as a pair in the calendar year of 2023. The record of scoring the most runs as a pair in a calendar year is also held in the name of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, who scored 1635 runs as a pair in 1998.
Gill and Rohit Sharma have come second in the list after scoring 1523 runs in the calendar year of 2023. The third place in the list is of the Australian pair of Adam Gilchrist and Steve Waugh, who scored 1518 runs in the calendar year of 1999. Then the fourth number in the list is of the pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, who scored 1483 runs in the calendar year of 2000. In this way, the pair of Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill has broken the record of the pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.
Highest partnership runs in ODI in a calendar year
- 1635 runs- Sachin Tendulkar – S Ganguly (1998)
- 1523 runs- Rohit Sharma – S Gill (2023) *
- 1518 runs- Adam Gilchrist – M Waugh (1999)
- 1483 runs- Sachin Tendulkar – S Ganguly (2000).
Team India came out to bat first in the final
Let us tell you that in the match being played between India and Australia at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Australia under the captaincy of Pat Cummins won the toss and decided to bowl. In this way Team India has come out to bat first.
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