Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan became the second-most successful Indian opening pair in ODIs (in terms of runs scored), moving past Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
They are currently fourth in the all-time list for most runs, after Tendulkar/Sourav Ganguly, Adam Gilchrist/Matthew Hayden and Gordon Greenidge/Desmond Haynes.
Rohit and Dhawan also have the fourth most century partnerships after Tendulkar/Ganguly, Gilchrist/Hayden and Greenidge/Haynes.
Rohit and Dhawan are currently the most successful active opening pair in ODIs, in runs scored.
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) 29 October 2018
Rohit and Dhawan are just eight runs away from becoming the fourth opening pair to post 4000 runs in ODIs.
They have also recorded 13 century and 13 half-century partnerships for the first wicket in ODIs so far.
Rohit and Dhawan have…
- Scored 3992 runs together at an average of 45.88.
- Crossed 50 runs as a partnership 26 times, and on 13 times occasions, they converted that into a century stand.
- Recorded their highest partnership of 210 runs against Pakistan in the recently-concluded Asia cup
- Registered an unbeaten partnership just once in 88 innings.