IND vs AUS: Full List of Records Broken by Rohit Sharma During T20 World Cup 2024 Super Eight Against Australia

India skipper Rohit Sharma broke multiple records during the T20 World Cup 2024 Super Eight Group 1 match against Australia at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St. Lucia on Monday. Rohit struck a scintillating 41-ball 92, which included seven fours and eight sixes, before being dismissed by Mitchell Starc.

Here is the full list of records broken by Rohit Sharma:

  1. Most Runs in T20Is in the World: Rohit surpassed Pakistan skipper Babar Azam to become the leading run-scorer in Twenty20 Internationals, overtaking Babar’s tally of 4,145 runs.
  2. Highest Score by an Indian Captain in T20 World Cup: Rohit eclipsed Virat Kohli’s 57, scored against Pakistan in Dubai in 2021, to register the highest score by an Indian captain in T20 World Cup history. Rohit’s 92 is also the second-highest individual score by any captain in T20 World Cups, second only to Chris Gayle’s 98 against India in 2010.
  3. Most Sixes by an Indian in an Innings in T20 World Cup: By hitting eight sixes during his innings, Rohit set a new record for the most sixes hit by an Indian in a T20 World Cup match, surpassing Yuvraj Singh’s record of seven sixes against England during the 2007 T20 World Cup.
  4. Third-fastest Fifty by an Indian in T20 World Cup: Rohit reached his fifty off just 19 balls, registering the third-quickest half-century by an Indian in T20 World Cups. Only Yuvraj Singh’s 12-ball fifty against England in 2007 and KL Rahul’s 18-ball fifty against Scotland in 2021 were faster.
  5. First to Hit 200 Sixes in T20Is: Rohit became the first batter in the world to hit 200 career sixes in T20Is. He leads this list, with the second-most prolific six-hitter, Martin Guptill, having hit 173 maximums.
  6. Second-most Sixes in T20 World Cup: Rohit climbed to second place on the list of most sixes in T20 World Cup history, surpassing Jos Buttler and David Warner. He has hit 48 sixes in 42 innings in the tournament, second only to Chris Gayle’s 63 sixes in 31 innings.
  7. Most Sixes Against an Opposition in International Cricket: Rohit now holds the record for hitting the most sixes against a single opponent in all formats combined. He has struck 132 sixes against Australia, surpassing Chris Gayle’s 130 sixes against England.
  8. Most Sixes as Opener in International Cricket: Rohit equaled Chris Gayle’s record of 529 sixes as an opener in international cricket. While Gayle achieved this in 506 innings, Rohit matched it in 349 innings. Rohit is already the leading six-hitting opener in T20Is.
  9. Fourth Indian to Register 19,000-plus International Runs: Rohit surpassed the 19,000-run mark in international cricket, joining an elite group of Indians that includes Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, and Rahul Dravid.
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Rohit’s impressive performance continues to add to his legendary status in cricket, setting new benchmarks and records. His contributions are pivotal as India aims for T20 World Cup glory.

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India skipper Rohit Sharma broke multiple records during the T20 World Cup 2024 Super Eight Group 1 match against Australia at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St. Lucia on Monday. Rohit struck a scintillating 41-ball 92, which included seven fours and eight sixes, before being dismissed by Mitchell Starc.

Here is the full list of records broken by Rohit Sharma:

  1. Most Runs in T20Is in the World: Rohit surpassed Pakistan skipper Babar Azam to become the leading run-scorer in Twenty20 Internationals, overtaking Babar’s tally of 4,145 runs.
  2. Highest Score by an Indian Captain in T20 World Cup: Rohit eclipsed Virat Kohli’s 57, scored against Pakistan in Dubai in 2021, to register the highest score by an Indian captain in T20 World Cup history. Rohit's 92 is also the second-highest individual score by any captain in T20 World Cups, second only to Chris Gayle’s 98 against India in 2010.
  3. Most Sixes by an Indian in an Innings in T20 World Cup: By hitting eight sixes during his innings, Rohit set a new record for the most sixes hit by an Indian in a T20 World Cup match, surpassing Yuvraj Singh’s record of seven sixes against England during the 2007 T20 World Cup.
  4. Third-fastest Fifty by an Indian in T20 World Cup: Rohit reached his fifty off just 19 balls, registering the third-quickest half-century by an Indian in T20 World Cups. Only Yuvraj Singh’s 12-ball fifty against England in 2007 and KL Rahul’s 18-ball fifty against Scotland in 2021 were faster.
  5. First to Hit 200 Sixes in T20Is: Rohit became the first batter in the world to hit 200 career sixes in T20Is. He leads this list, with the second-most prolific six-hitter, Martin Guptill, having hit 173 maximums.
  6. Second-most Sixes in T20 World Cup: Rohit climbed to second place on the list of most sixes in T20 World Cup history, surpassing Jos Buttler and David Warner. He has hit 48 sixes in 42 innings in the tournament, second only to Chris Gayle’s 63 sixes in 31 innings.
  7. Most Sixes Against an Opposition in International Cricket: Rohit now holds the record for hitting the most sixes against a single opponent in all formats combined. He has struck 132 sixes against Australia, surpassing Chris Gayle’s 130 sixes against England.
  8. Most Sixes as Opener in International Cricket: Rohit equaled Chris Gayle’s record of 529 sixes as an opener in international cricket. While Gayle achieved this in 506 innings, Rohit matched it in 349 innings. Rohit is already the leading six-hitting opener in T20Is.
  9. Fourth Indian to Register 19,000-plus International Runs: Rohit surpassed the 19,000-run mark in international cricket, joining an elite group of Indians that includes Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, and Rahul Dravid.

Rohit's impressive performance continues to add to his legendary status in cricket, setting new benchmarks and records. His contributions are pivotal as India aims for T20 World Cup glory.

Stay updated with all the cricketing action, follow Cricadium on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Telegram and Instagram