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IND vs NZ: Two undefeated teams in the ICC World Cup 2023, India and New Zealand will be facing each other on Sunday (22nd October) in Dharamsala. The Rohit Sharma-led side has dominated all the opposition they have played so far but it’ll be a different challenge for them. New Zealand has had better off them many times but this time they would be hoping to turn the tides. 

IND vs NZ: Rohit Sharma on the verge of achieving a huge milestone in international cricket 

Going into the IND vs NZ game, the focus no doubt will be on the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma. The opening batter has looked a completely different version of himself in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023 and is one of the main reasons behind the team’s success.

Rohit Sharma is on the cusp of achieving a huge milestone. The Indian captain is 93 runs away from completing 18000 runs in international cricket. With the way he has been batting, it’s fair to say that we might witness him complete it in the IND vs NZ game. 

Rohit Sharma currently has 17,907 runs from  455 games. He’s arguably one of the best openers that have played the game of cricket. He started opening in 2013 and since then his career has changed as he has established himself into a great of Indian cricket. 

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Rohit Sharma has looked to attack the bowlers early on his innings, which is one of the main reason why India are having a staggering start. His attacking approach in the ICC World Cup 2023 has allowed other team members to settle in and score runs easily. 

IND vs NZ: Rohit Sharma is India’s leading run-getter in the ICC World Cup 2023 

Rohit Sharma {PC Getty}

The Indian captain Rohit Sharma has led from the front in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023 and has marshalled his troops well. He’s amongst the leading run-getters in the tournament and is the highest run-scorer from India. 

Rohit Sharma has 265 runs from 4 innings at a rollicking average of over 66. He’s second on the list of leading run-getters in the tournament. The batter will have a great chance to lead the charts after the IND vs NZ game. He has Mohammad Rizwan ahead of him, who has 294 runs.