T20 series to start from 20 September
The Indian cricket team is now ready to host the T20 series against Australia. The bilateral series will begin in Mohali from September 20, while the next two matches will be played on September 23 and September 25.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma would like to make a mark in this series before the T20 World Cup. He may also make some important records in the meantime, let’s have a look at them.
Such has been Rohit’s T20 International career
Rohit is counted among the most explosive batsmen in world cricket. He is the highest run-scorer in the shortest format of the game.
In T20 Internationals, Rohit has scored a total of 3,620 runs in 128 innings of 136 matches. During this time he averaged 32.32 and strike rate of 140.63. Meanwhile, he has scored four centuries and 28 half-centuries with the highest score of 118.
Rohit vs Australia
Rohit can become the second highest T20 run-scorer against Australia
In T20 against Australia cricket team, Rohit has so far scored 318 runs in 16 innings of 19 matches at an average of 22.71. During this, three half-centuries have also come out of his bat.
He can become the second highest run-scorer against Australia.
Let us tell you that the highest run scorers against Australia are Indian Virat Kohli (718) and Shikhar Dhawan (347).
Rohit can complete 10,500 runs in T20 cricket
Rohit’s T20 career so far has been unmatched. He has played 395 T20Is so far, scoring 10,470 runs at an average of 31.34 and a strike rate of 133.87. He is the second highest run-scorer in T20I after Kohli.
He can touch his 10,500-run mark in the series against Australia.
Rohit can become the seventh and second Indian overall in the world to cross this figure.
Rohit can make these other records
Rohit has hit 171 sixes so far. He will have a chance to surpass Martin Guptill to become the batsman with the most number of sixes in T20 Internationals. Guptill has hit 172 sixes so far.
Rohit has so far scored 1,294 runs while playing at home. He can become the second Indian batsman to score 1,500 runs while playing at home. However, touching this figure is not going to be easy for them.