It is safe to say that Rohit Sharma is one of the best batsmen in white-ball cricket. He is counted amongst the most destructive hitters of the cricket ball. For those of you who don’t know, Rohit Sharma is currently the highest run-getter in T20 internationals. In 125 matches, he has managed to score 3313 runs at an average of 32.48.
Rohit Sharma is the only batsman in world cricket who has managed to hit four centuries in T20 internationals. He has scored all those runs at a strike rate of 139.55. Since taking over as India’s full-time captain across formats, the team has performed admirably in T20 cricket.
India are yet to lose a game in T20 internationals since Rohit Sharma’s appointment as T20 captain. They clean-swept New Zealand, West Indies and then Sri Lanka. In this article, we take a look at the top 5 knocks of Rohit Sharma in T20 internationals.
Rohit Sharma’s 5 Best Knocks In T20 internationals
71 runs in 34 balls against West Indies in 2019
West Indies toured India in 2019 for a three-match T20 series and as many ODIs. India won the first T20I, while West Indies managed to win the second. With the series levelled at 1-1, India needed to win the last game to win the series.
India batted first and managed to score a huge total of 240 runs on the board in the third T20I. The opening duo of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma set the foundation for that total. They made a blistering start, adding 135 runs in 11.4 overs. Rohit Sharma looked aggressive from the very start of his innings.
He hit 6 fours and 5 sixes en-route to his 34-ball 71-run knock. His knock is listed at fifth position in our list. India won that game by 67 runs and take the series 2-1.