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Rohit Sharma Century Helps India Coast Past Sri Lanka

November 30, -0001

Indian players celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England, Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Indian cricket fans celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Avishka Fernando during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England, Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews celebrates scoring a century during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England, Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne, left, congratulates teammate Angelo Mathews on scoring fifty runs during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England, Saturday, July 6, 2019.

India's Jasprit Bumrah, center, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's captain Dimuth Karunaratne during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England, Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Rohit Sharma (103) and KL Rahul (111) scored a ton each, leading India to a comfortable victory.

Rohit Sharma became the batsman with the most number of centuries in a single World Cup when he slammed his fifth hundred against Lanka.

Meanwhile Virat Kohli also led from the front, scoring 34*.

The win propelled India to top spot. The Men in Blue will face New Zealand in the semifinals.

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