Rohit Sharma Achieved A Special Milestone During India’s Last Match Of WC
India star opener Rohit Sharma registered a special milestone in his T20I career as he became only the third cricketer to reach the 3000-run mark in T20I cricket. Rohit Sharma was only 18 runs short of achieving this milestone when he walked out to bat against Namibia during India’s last match of the ongoing T20 …
India star opener Rohit Sharma registered a special milestone in his T20I career as he became only the third cricketer to reach the 3000-run mark in T20I cricket. Rohit Sharma was only 18 runs short of achieving this milestone when he walked out to bat against Namibia during India’s last match of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021.
Rohit walked out to bat alongwith his batting partner KL Rahul to open the innings for team India. The star opener was given an early lifeline when he was batting on a duck. However, the lifeline proved out to be costly for Namibia as Rohit went on to play a stunning knock.
We love you 3⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣, Ro! ?
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) November 8, 2021
Rohit started smashing the bowlers quickly following the dropped chance and quickly reached 25 runs off 15 balls after the end of the 3rd over. Rohit went on to play a stunning knock of 56 runs off 37 balls, smashing 7 fours and 2 sixes.
During his knock, Rohit Sharma went past the 3000-run figure during his 108th T20I innings. so far, Rohit Sharma has notched up four centuries and 24 half-centuries in his career. Rohit joined the elite list of highest run-scorers in T20Is, which is topped by Virat Kohli, who has 3227 runs and Martin Guptill sits at the 2nd spot with 3115 runs. Rohit has taken 108 innings to breach the 3000-run mark.
Meanwhile, fans flooded social media with their amazing reactions to the performance of Rohit Sharma and his latest achievement. From cricketers, experts to fans, everyone took to Twitter and praised the star opener.
Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:
Well played, Rohit Sharma – 56 runs from 37 balls – this was second fifty in this tournament – came good in last 3 matches. pic.twitter.com/nSDiJbD2ua
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 8, 2021
KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma opening combination is one of the most pleasing sight in world cricket.
— Bhawana (@bhawnakohli5) November 8, 2021
— Yogendra Singh Rajput (@yogendra4510) November 8, 2021