3 All-time Records broken by Rohit Sharma in IND vs AUS thrilling Super 8 Clash in St. Lucia
3 All-time Records broken by Rohit Sharma in IND vs AUS thrilling Super 8 Clash in St. Lucia

It was a complete carnage on Monday morning by the Indian captain Rohit Sharma, who turned on his beast mode in the last Super 8 game against Australia, and it resulted in India’s win. Match no. 51 saw India take on Australia at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia. Mitchell Marsh won the toss and put India to bat first, and Rohit Sharma proved that decision wrong.

The Indian captain hit a 19-ball fifty and took every Australian bowler to the cleaners. He fell short of a well-deserved century by 8 runs and got out for 92 off 41 balls, with a 224.39 strike rate. India made 205/5 and restricted the Australian team to 181/7 to win the game by 24 runs. With this, Australia finished the match at the top and qualified for the semi-finals. It was a “Hitman show,” and Rohit broke some big records. Here we will talk about some such records broken by Rohit Sharma.

IND vs AUS: 3 Massive records broken by Rohit Sharma in his blistering 92-run knock

1. First Player to Hit 200 T20I Sixes

Rohit had a brilliant night with the bat, and he carried on his aggressive approach throughout the innings. He scored 92 runs off 41 balls, with seven fours and 8 sixes. With this, the Indian captain has now become the first team to complete 200 sixes in a T20 international. He became the first batter to achieve this landmark. Rohit has now 203 sixes in 149 innings in his career so far.

2. Most runs in T20Is 

Rohit Sharma vs AUS

With his 92-run knock, the Indian captain has also jumped to the top of the run chart in the shoter format. Before this innings, Rohit Sharma was third on the list of most runs in the T20 internationals. but now, he is at the top of the table. Rohit has scored a total of 4165 runs in 149 innings at an average and strike rate of 32.03 and 140.75, respectively. Rohit has also scored 31 half-centuries and 5 centuries.

3. Most Sixes against an Opponent in T20Is

Rohit Sharma hit 8 sixes in his innings and completed 200 sixes. But he has now hit most sixes against an opponent in international cricket. He broke Chris Gayle’s longtime record. Gayle hit 130 sixes against England in international cricket. Rohit Sharma has now hit 132 sixes against Australia in international cricket across formats.

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