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Rohit Sharma IND vs AUS World Cup 2023 : India’s first match is being played against Australia. Australia won the toss and decided to bat first. Rohit Sharma was chosen man of the match. Rohit Sharma is India’s most successful captain in the World Cup. In this, he has left behind great captains like Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rahul Dravid.

Rohit Sharma’s age is 36 years. Mohammad Azharuddin was the captain of the Indian cricket team in the World Cup. Azhar captained Pakistan in the 1999 World Cup at the age of 36 years and 124 days. Rohit is captaining in the World Cup at the age of 36 years and 161 days. Rahul Dravid is the third Indian in this list. Dravid took over the captaincy in 2007 at the age of 34 years and 71 days. Whereas, S. S. Dhoni is at number 5 in this list. Dhoni captained India in the 2015 World Cup at the age of 33 years and 262 days.

Talking about Rohit’s ODI career, he has performed brilliantly so far. He has scored 10112 runs in 251 ODI matches. This includes 30 centuries and 52 half-centuries. The record of scoring the highest number of 264 runs in ODI is in the name of Rohit Sharma. Rohit has played 38 ODI matches for India. He took 8 wickets. Rohit Sharma is the only batsman in the world to score 3 double centuries in ODIs.

Oldest captain for India in a World Cup match –

36 years 161 days – Rohit Sharma (2023)*
36 years 124 days – M Azharuddin (1999)
34 years 71 days – Rahul Dravid (2007)
34 years 56 days – S Venkataraghavan (1979)
33 years 262 days – MS Dhoni (2015)