Rohit Sharma broke Virat Kohli’s record, became the first Indian captain to do so
Rohit Sharma Record England vs India 1st T20I: The first match of the T20 series is being played between India and England in Sampton. In this, Team India won the toss and decided to bat first. India did not start well during this period. Team India’s first wicket fell on the score of just 29 runs. During this, captain Rohit Sharma played a short and strong innings. He scored 24 runs in 14 balls. Rohit made a special record in his name with the help of this innings. He became the fastest Indian captain to score 1000 T20 runs.
Rohit faced 14 balls in Southampton and scored 24 runs with the help of 5 fours. Even though his innings was short. But because of this, a special record has been registered in his name. He became the fastest Indian captain to score 1000 T20 International runs. He left behind former captain Virat Kohli in this matter. Kohli scored 1000 runs in 30 innings. While Rohit achieved this feat in 29 innings.
It is worth noting that Rohit’s overall T20 record has also been effective. He has scored 3313 runs in 125 T20 International matches played so far. During this, Rohit has scored 4 centuries and 26 half-centuries. His best T20 International score is 118 runs. Rohit has hit 293 fours and 155 sixes in this format. He has also taken 50 catches.
Fastest Indian captain to score 1000 T20 International runs –
- 29 innings – Rohit Sharma*
- 30 innings – Virat Kohli