Rohit Sharma became the highest run scorer in t20 international and 1st Indian to smash 100 sixes in t20 cricket
Rohit Sharma also was known as HITMAN of Indian Cricket Team, and he has justified his name by hitting hundred sixes in t20 cricket. Rohit Sharma has hit his 100th six in a match played between India and New Zealand in Auckland on Friday.
Overall he is the third batsman to hit 100 sixes. Among this list, two other companions of Rohit Sharma are Chris Gayle and Martin Guptill. Rohit has slammed 348 sixes so far in international cricket. He has achieved this feat while playing his 84th t20 innings.
Another record he has in his belt is he became the highest run scorer in t20 matches smashing a mammoth of 2284 runs. He left behind Martin Guptill of New Zealand who scored 2272 runs in 74t20 innings to become the highest run scorer. Rohit Sharma also has many records under his name as Rohit Sharma creates history in T20 as captain –
- Rohit Sharma became the only Indian captain to see two 3 series whitewashes in t20 internationals till date.
- Rohit Sharma is now the only Indian captain to win two 3-0 series whitewashes in T20Is.
- Under Rohit, India registered clean sweeps over Sri Lanka and the West Indies in the recent days.
Rohit is also the third captain to achieve the achievement after Afghanistan’s Asghar Afghan (who has 3 series wins) and Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed (who has 5 series wins).
Rohit Sharma ha also another record as captain as after leading the team in 12 matches, he has only lost 1 match as captain. Other players like Shoaib Malik, Asghar Stanikzai and Sarfaraz Ahmed had all won 10 games in their first 12 international matches. Rohit Sharma has received so many records under his belt in no time. Rohit Sharma has recently become the father of a baby girl.