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Prolific Sharma leading charmed life at Cricket World Cup

The Seattle Times – BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Catch him if you can.

Summary

  • Rohit Sharma became the leading scorer at the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday, and once again had a little help from the opposition despite his batting brilliance.
  • It was Sharma’s record-matching fourth century of the World Cup.
  • “I had a great feeling right at the start,” the 32-year-old Sharma said about his batting form, not Tamim’s fingers.
  • The only other batsman to hit four centuries in a single World Cup is Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara, in 2015, but Sharma has his eyes on an even bigger record.
  • Shakib has one game left — against Pakistan — so it’s unlikely but not impossible that he’ll catch Sachin Tendulkar’s all-time record haul of 673 runs at one World Cup.


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