Rohit is now the highest run-scorer in this edition of the World Cup with 544 runs, ahead of Australian opener David Warner who is on 516.

Rohit Sharma scores 4th century of World Cup 2019 to top batting chartsFacebook/CricketWorldCup
Cricket WC 2019 CWC 2019 Tuesday, July 02, 2019 - 17:32

Indian opener Rohit Sharma became the highest run-scorer in the 2019 Cricket World Cup after scoring his fourth century of the tournament to surpass David Warner of Australia in the batting charts.

Rohit now leads the charts with 544 runs ahead of Warner, who has 516 runs having played one innings more than Rohit.   

The opener from Mumbai has been in stellar form in this year's tournament. He completed his fourth century in seven innings with his highest score of 140 coming against Pakistan. With a strike rate of 96.60 in the tournament, Rohit also has two half-centuries to his name. He scored match-winning centuries against Pakistan and South Africa. 

This is his 26th ODI century and his fifth in World Cup matches. He also surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's record of scoring 523 runs in the 1996 World Cup and now has his sights set on Sachin's record haul of 673 runs in the 2003 World Cup. 

Australian opening batsman David Warner stands second in the list of highest run-getters in the tournament with 516 runs from eight matches. Warner has two centuries and three half-centuries to his name in eight matches. 

His opening partner Aaron Finch is third with 504 runs while Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al-Hasan can surpass Rohit later today if he manages to score 69 runs or more. He is fourth on the list with 476 runs. 

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