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ICC T20 World Cup 2024: Rohit now has the most sixes in T20 International; and some more records

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ICC T20 World Cup 2024: Rohit now has the most sixes in T20 International; and some more records

Team India has continued its undefeated campaign in the T20 World Cup. The team defeated Australia by 24 runs in the match played in St. Lucia on Monday night.

The Indian team scored 205 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs and set a target of 206 runs for the Australians. Team India has scored more than 200 runs for the first time in this World Cup. Earlier, defending champion England has done this feat.

Indian captain Rohit Sharma played an explosive innings of 92 runs in 41 balls. His innings included 7 fours and 8 sixes. During this innings.

Records made by Rohit bat

1. Completed 200 sixes in T20 International

Rohit Sharma hit 8 sixes against Australia. He has completed 200 sixes in T20 International. Now Rohit has 203 sixes to his name, which is the highest in this format.

2. Fastest fifty in T20 World Cup 2024

Rohit completed his fifty in 19 balls against Australia. He became the fastest batsman to score a half-century in T20 World Cup 2024. Rohit broke the record of America's Aaron Jones. Jones completed his fifty in 22 balls against Canada in the first match of this season. Later South Africa's Quinton de Kock equaled his record of 22 balls.

3. Came at number-3 among Indian batsmen who scored the fastest fifty in the tournament

Rohit has come at number three in the list of Indian batsmen who scored the fastest fifty in T20 World Cup history. Before him, Yuvraj Singh has scored a half-century in 12 and KL Rahul in 18 balls.

4. Has hit 132 sixes against Australia, left Gayle behind

Rohit Sharma has also come on top in terms of hitting the most sixes against a single country. He has hit 132 sixes against Australia. In this list, Rohit left behind West Indies' legendary batsman Chris Gayle. Gayle had hit 130 sixes against the Kangaroos.

5. Indian captain's big score in T20 World Cup

Rohit played an innings of 92 runs against Australia. This is the highest score by an Indian captain in a T20 World Cup match. Earlier, Virat Kohli played an innings of 57 runs against Pakistan in 2021.

6. Most runs in T20 International, left Babar behind

Indian captain Rohit Sharma has become the highest run-scorer in T20 International. He left behind Pakistan captain Babar Azam. Babar has scored 4145 runs in 123 T20 International matches.

7. Indian to hit the most sixes in an innings of a T20 World Cup match

Rohit Sharma has become the Indian to hit the most sixes in a T20 World Cup match. He hit 8 sixes against Australia. Rohit broke Yuvraj Singh's 14-year-old record. Yuvraj hit 7 sixes in a match against England in 2007.

8. Equalling the record of the captain who won the most T20 matches

Rohit Sharma won the 48th match as captain. He has equalled the record of the captain who won the most T20 Internationals as captain. Pakistan's Babar Azam has also won 48 matches under his captaincy, although Rohit has captained in fewer matches than Babar. Babar has captained in 85 matches, while Rohit has captained in only 60 matches.

9. Completed 19 thousand runs in international cricket, fourth Indian to do so

With this innings against Australia, he has scored more than 19 thousand runs in international cricket. He is the 9th batsman in the world and the fourth batsman from India to do so. Before Rohit, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Rahul Dravid have achieved this feat.

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