In the past six years, Rohit Sharma has proved that why he is one of the best opening batsmen India has ever produced. He is one of the most stylish and batsman to have ever played the game of cricket. Although he made his international debut in 2007, his career began in ICC Champions Trophy 2013 after being promoted as an opener by former Indian skipper- MS Dhoni. Since then, there has been no looking back for the ‘Hitman’. As an opener, Rohit Sharma has played one of the most historic innings world cricket has ever witnessed. He has ended up creating tons of records due to his fabulous performances all across the globe. Let us have a look at the magnificent 13 Rohit Sharma records:
13Most number of 50s in T20Is (20)
On 8th February 2019, Rohit Sharma became the batsman with the most number of half-centuries in T20 international cricket (20). This came in the 2nd T20i against New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland. Rohit scored a crucial knock of 50 (29) as India won the match comfortably by 7 wickets and 7 balls remaining. Rohit shares this record with his skipper Virat Kohli, who also has 20 T20i centuries to his name. The batsman behind them is New Zealand’s opener Martin Guptill, with 16 fifties to his name.