Team India’s new chariot driver Rohit Sharma sets a world record. He achieved this feat in terms of captaincy.
Team India’s new chariot driver Rohit Sharma sets a world record. He achieved this feat in terms of captaincy. Rohit won the first T20I against Sri Lanka in Lucknow. India beat Sri Lanka by 62 runs in the first T20. Batting first, Team India scored 199 runs in 20 overs. Sri Lanka ended the innings with 137 runs. This gave India a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series. Wondering what is the world record of captain Rohit Sharma? Rohit holds the record for being the most successful captain in T20 at home. The first T20I against Sri Lanka in Lucknow was the 16th T20I played at home under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. India have won 15 of these 16 T20s and lost just one. That was the 15th victory over Sri Lanka in Lucknow.
Like Rohit Sharma, England captain Owen Morgan and Kane Williamson have 15 wins on home soil. But they played more matches than Rohit. Morgan has 15 wins in 25 games. Williamson has won 15 of 30 matches. In addition, Rohit Sharma is currently the highest run scorer in world cricket in T20 International. New Zealand legend Martin Guptill and Rohit Sharma have overtaken former India captain Virat Kohli to set the record for most runs in a Sri Lankan match. Rohit currently has 3307 runs in 123 matches in 115 innings at an average of 33 with a strike rate of 140. In the highest run race, the race between Rohit, Guptill and Kohli continues. There is no big difference between the three. Guptill is second only to Rohit who scored 3299 runs in 108 innings.
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