Top 3 Iconic Knocks of Rohit Sharma in T20 Internationals
Rohit Sharma Top T20I Knocks

Rohit Sharma announces his T20I retirement. It was an unbelievable match between India and South Africa for the title of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. Eventually, India held their nerves and went on to win their second T20 World Title. This win came under Rohit Sharma, who became only the fourth Indian captain to win an ICC event.

Rohit Sharma couldn’t score much in the final, but he was excellent with his captaincy and made crucial changes. After the game, he, along with Virat Kohli, announced his T20I retirement, and what an occasion to do it. Rohit won the ICC title as captain in his last T20I. It has been a great career for him, and he retired with most T20I runs, most sixes, and most T20I centuries. Here we will talk about his 3 iconic T20I innings.

Here are the three Iconic Knocks for Rohit Sharma in T20Is

3. 100* vs ENG in Bristol in 2018

Rohit Sharma had five centuries in T20 internationals, which is the most by a batter. His third hundred came in a clutch moment in a series-decided game against England in 2018 in Bristol. Chasing 199 to win, India lost Shikhar Dhawan (5 off 3) cheaply. But Rohit kept attacking and smashed a brilliant hundred. It was his third T20I century, and he made 100 off 56 balls, with 11 fours and five sixes. Virat Kohli (43 off 29) and Hardik Pandya (33 off 14) made good contributions, but Rohit was Man of the Match.

2. 92 vs AUS in Gros Islet in T20 World Cup 2024

Top 3 Iconic Knocks of Rohit Sharma in T20 Internationals
Rohit Sharma vs AUS

Rohit Sharma brings a lazi elegance to the table, which is pleasing to the eyes. His best T20 World Cup knock came against Australia during the 2024 edition in Gros Islet, when he tore apart all Australian bowlers and registered a 19-ball fifty. Rohit smashed 92 off just 41 balls, with seven fours and 8 sixes against Starc, Cummins, Zampa, and Hazlewood. India made 205/5, restricted Australia to 181/7, and won by 24 runs. This is the highest score by an Indian captain in T20 World Cups.

1. 35-Ball ton vs SL in 2017

Rohit holds the record for the joint-fastest T20I century by a full-member team player. He smashed a 35-ball hundred against Sri Lanka in 2017 in Indore, when India posted their highest T20I total. Batting first, India posted a mammoth 260/5. Rohit scored 118 runs off just 43 balls, with 12 fours and 10 sixes. He scored 108 runs from boundaries and became the only batter to score more than 100 runs in an inning from fours and sixes. India won that game by 88 runs, and Rohit won the Man of the Match award.

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