Rohit Sharma creates T20I record: He adds one more record to his name
It was a memorable occasion for Rohit Sharma, captaining India’s cricket team that played against Afghanistan in the second T20I match where he set a record as being the first male to play 150 matches in twenty overs games.
This historic event follows a 14-month hiatus from T20I cricket. Rohit made another record by being part of 100 T2I victories, in his comeback during the first T2Y I held at Mohali.
He tops in T20I appearances beating Paul Stirling of Ireland and teammate George Dockrell. Rom also leads the Indian T20I appearance table, with Virat Kohli in second place.
However, Rohit has been a dominant presence in T20I cricket since his introduction into the format back in 2007.
First to Play 150 T20Is: Rohit Sharma becomes the record holder for men’s T20I appearances.
Comeback and Captaincy: After a gap of 14 months, came back to play T20I cricket and captained the Indian team.
100 T20I Wins: The first player to reach 100 T20I victories.
T20I Appearance Records: World leader in T20I appearances and is also the best Indians, followed by Virat Kohli.
Illustrious Career: With such an influential role since the 2007 World Cup, being known for various records including most centuries and sixes in T20Is as well the second highest run scorer of all time.
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