Rohit Sharma creates history, scored his 4th T20 century, Breaks 6 big records together - CricketGalore

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Rohit Sharma creates history, scored his 4th T20 century, Breaks 6 big records together

In the 2nd T20 match of the series between India and West Indies is being played at the newly built cricket ground of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.

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After put into bat first, Indian captain Rohit Sharma and vice captain Shikhar Dhawan added 123 run opening partnership. Shikhar Dhawan missed out on a fifties and was dismissed for 43 while Rohit Sharma went on to score his 4th T20 hundred.
Rohit Sharma scored unbeaten 111 runs facing 61 balls, which includes 8 fours and 7 massive sixes. During this he scored his runs at an strike rate of 181.96.
With this unbelievable performance, Hitman Rohit Sharma has opened the tap of records and overtook many veterans players during this process.

6. Most centuries in T20 Internationals:

Rohit Sharma had scored 3 centuries before this match and was sharing the record of most centuries with Colin Munro (3).

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With this knock he has left the dangerous Kiwi batsmen behind to become the player with most T20 centuries. Rohit Sharma also becomes the first captain to score two centuries in T20Is.

5. Most sixes in a calendar year in International cricket:

  1. 66 - ROHIT SHARMA, 2018*
  2. 65 - Rohit Sharma, 2017
  3. 63 - AB de Villiers, 2015

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4. Most sixes in India in T20Is::

  1. 33 - ROHIT SHARMA*
  2. 32 - Yuvraj Singh
  3. 20 - Mohammad Shahzad

3. Most 50+ score in T20l:


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Even in this record, Rohit Sharma has left Virat Kohli behind. Rohit has crossed 19 times the score of 50, while Virat Kohli has done this on 18 occasions.
  1. 19 - Rohit Sharma*
  2. 18 - Virat Kohli
  3. 16 - Martin Guptill

2. Most sixes in T20 Internationals:


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Rohit Sharma smashed 7 sixes in the knock of 111, with this unbelievable hitting he has left New Zealand's vetaran batsman Brendon McCullum (91) in the case of most number sixes in T20 Internationals.
Rohit Sharma has hit 96 sixes in his T20 career so far and currently placed at 3rd placed behind Chris Gayle (103) and Martin Guptill (103).

1. Highest runs in T20 for India:


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Rohit Sharma needed just 11 runs before this match and he scored 100 extra. With this he has broken the record of Virat Kohli's 2102 runs and become the highest run scored in T20 for India.

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