Warner picks Rohit to break Lara's 400 not out Test record

Dashing Australian opener David Warner believes India's Rohit Sharma has the firepower to surpass West Indies great Brian Lara's record 400 not out in a Test match.

Warner, who scored his maiden triple ton (335) in five-day cricket during the ongoing second Test against Pakistan, was just 65 runs shy of breaking Lara's record when skipper Tim Paine decided to declare the innings at 589/3.

Though he couldn't break the record, Warner believes it is possible to surpass the 400-mark and backed Rohit to achieve the feat in near future.

Lara's 400 not out is the highest individual score in Test cricket which came against England in 2004.

"Yeah, look, I think it's about the person himself. We've got long boundaries, it is quite difficult at times. When fatigue sets in, it's very hard to try hard and throw your hands at it," Warner told 'Fox Sports'.

"At the end, I tried to run twos to lift the ante because I couldn't actually think like I could clear the ropes.

"I think, one day, if I've to name a player, I reckon it could be Rohit Sharma. Definitely."