[ad_1] 3rd T20I: Rohit Sharma leads India record surge against Afghanistan

Jan 18, 2024

3rd T20I: Rohit Sharma leads India record surge against Afghanistan


​Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma registered his fifth T20I hundred, including third as captain, to become the first batter to accomplish the feat in T20Is.

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5th T20I ton

Rohit Sharma went ahead of Glenn Maxwell and Suryakumar Yadav who have four T20I hundreds each to their credit.

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121 not out

Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 121 is his career-best in T20Is, bettering the 118 against Sri Lanka at Indore on December 22, 2017.

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Most sixes as captain

Rohit Sharma's 90 sixes in 54 innings are the most by a captain in T20Is, outstripping the 86 in 65 innings by Eoin Morgan.

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​Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh's unbeaten 69 is his career-best in T20Is, bettering his only other fifty — 68 not out vs South Africa at St. George's Park on December 12, 2023.

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India's highest partnership

An unbroken stand of 190 runs for the fifth wicket between Rohit Sharma and Rinku Singh is India's highest partnership for any wicket in T20Is.

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World record stand

The unbeaten 190-run stand is also a world record for the fifth wicket in T20Is, outstripping the 145 between Dipendra Airee and Kushal Malla for Nepal vs Hong Kong at Mulpani on October 21, 2023.

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​36 runs in an over

36 runs scored by Rohit and Rinku off Karim Janat, emulated a record for most runs in an over (7-ball over: 4, 7nb, 6, 1, 6, 6, 6).

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​Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh had scored 36 runs off Stuart Broad's 6-ball over at Durban on September 19, 2007 and Kieron Pollard — 36 off Akila Dananjaya's 6-ball over at Antigua on March 3, 2021.

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Highest total

India emulated their highest total of 212/4 vs Afghanistan in T20Is. In the Dubai T20I, they had scored 212/2 on September 8, 2022.

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India became the first team to manage 200 runs or more after losing the first four wickets for less than 25 runs.

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