Indian opener Rohit Sharma blasted the Kiwi bowling unit for a 29-ball fifty in the 2nd T20I of the three-match series against New Zealand, breaking a bunch of records. Here is the list.
1.Rohit Sharma is now the highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals with 2,288 runs, overtaking Martin Guptill’s record of 2,272 runs.
2.He became the Indian cricketer with most sixes (349 sixes) in both T20I and International cricket (ODI, T20I, Test), overtaking none other than the great MS Dhoni.
3. He is the first Indian cricketer to hit 100 or more T20I sixes (102), and the third international cricketer behind Chris Gayle and Martin Guptill, both of whom have 103.
4. Rohit now has the most half-centuries in T20I cricket (20), and has overtaken Virat Kohli’s record of 19 fifty-plus scores.