Rohit Sharma sets record in IND vs NZ 2nd T20I with Rahul


  • Rohit Sharma half century in the second T20I against the Kiwis
  • Century partnership for the first wicket with KL Rahul
  • No. 1 hitman with Kohli on half-centuries record
  • Rohit-Rahul pair opposite Pakistan openers

Team India captain Rohit Sharma broke the record in the second T20I match against New Zealand at Ranchi on Friday night. Rohit Sharma, who scored 55 off just 36 balls with the help of 1×4 and 5×6, became the second batsman to score 29 half centuries in International T20s. Kohli tops the list with 29 half centuries, while Rohit Sharma also stands opposite him. The third T20 match between India and New Zealand will be played in Kolkata on Sunday night. It is known that Kohli is away for this T20 series.

Rohit Sharma holds the record for most fifties in international T20s, as well as a few others. Rohit Sharma tops the list with the 13th century partnership as the cricketer with the most century partnerships in the T20s. He is followed by Babur Azam and Martin Guptill with 12 century partnerships and David Warner with 11 century partnerships.

Rohit Sharma, along with KL Rahul, put on 117 for the first wicket in the Ranchi T20. He has given at least 50+ runs in five consecutive T20s. No Indian opening pair in the history of T20 cricket has ever scored 50+ runs in five consecutive matches. The Rohit Sharma-Rahul duo also have the highest number of century partnerships for India. Pakistan’s opening pair of Babur Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have hit five centuries so far. The Rohit-Rahul duo have also come up with five centuries. It is followed by Martin Guptill-Kane Williamson, Rohit Sharma-Shikhar Dhawan with four centuries.


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