Rohit’s bat did wonders, equalized Ponting and Jayasuriya in the same match. rohit sharma scored hundred against new zealand equal ricky ponting and sanath jayasuriya record

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TV9 Bharatvarsh | Edited By: Abhishek Upadhyay

Updated on: Jan 24, 2023 | IST

Rohit Sharma’s big innings was needed for a long time and the wait ended at the Holkar Stadium in Indore where the Indian skipper scored a century against New Zealand.

Indian team captain Rohit Sharma has once again shown his mettle on the ground of Indore. In this match, Rohit had scored a century in T20 and he also scored a century in ODIs on this ground on Tuesday. Rohit did this feat in the third ODI against New Zealand and with this he has equaled former Australian captain Ricky Ponting. (PTI photo)

This is Rohit's 30th century in ODIs.  With this, he has reached number three in terms of scoring the most centuries in the 50-over format and has equaled Ricky Ponting.  Ponting also has 30 centuries in ODIs.  (PTI photo)

This is Rohit’s 30th century in ODIs. With this, he has reached number three in terms of scoring the most centuries in the 50-over format and has equaled Ricky Ponting. Ponting also has 30 centuries in ODIs. (PTI photo)

India's Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most centuries in ODIs with 49 centuries.  On the other hand, there is Virat Kohli who is three centuries away from equaling Sachin.  After these two, there is the number of Rohit and Ponting. (File Pic)

India’s Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most centuries in ODIs with 49 centuries. On the other hand, there is Virat Kohli who is three centuries away from equaling Sachin. After these two, there is the number of Rohit and Ponting. (File Pic)

This is Rohit's first century in ODIs after three years.  Earlier, he scored a century against Australia on 19 January 2020.  With this century, Rohit has also equaled former Sri Lankan opener Sanath Jayasuriya.  Jayasuriya has scored 28 centuries in ODIs as an opener.  This is also Rohit's 28th ODI century as an opener.  (PTI photo)

This is Rohit’s first century in ODIs after three years. Earlier, he scored a century against Australia on 19 January 2020. With this century, Rohit has also equaled former Sri Lankan opener Sanath Jayasuriya. Jayasuriya has scored 28 centuries in ODIs as an opener. This is also Rohit’s 28th ODI century as an opener. (PTI photo)

Rohit, however, got out early after completing his century.  He scored an inning of 101 runs in 85 balls which hit nine fours and six sixes.  (PTI photo)

Rohit, however, got out early after completing his century. He scored an inning of 101 runs in 85 balls which hit nine fours and six sixes. (PTI photo)

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