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IND vs AFG: Rohit Sharma made a historic record, became the first player in the world to do so

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Rohit became the first player in the world to do so

IND vs AFG 2nd T20I: Indian team captain Rohit Sharma is considered one of the most successful players of white ball cricket. He has made many big records in ODI as well as T20I. Now he has made another big record in his name. As soon as he stepped in for the toss in the second match being played against Afghanistan at Holkar Stadium in Indore, Rohit has made a record which no male player could make before in international cricket.

Historic record made in the name of Rohit Sharma

The second T20 match being played against Afghanistan is the 150th T20 International match of Rohit Sharma’s career. Before him, no player has played 150 T20I matches in T20 International cricket. In such a situation, he has become the first male player in the world to have played 150 T20I International matches. Paul Sterling is at second place in this list. He has played 134 T20Is.

Players who have played most T20I matches:

Rohit Sharma- 150 matches

Paul Sterling- 134 matches
George Dockrell- 128 matches
Shoaib Malik- 124 matches
Martin Guptill- 122 matches

Rohit Sharma’s T20I career

Rohit Sharma has so far scored 3853 runs in 141 T20 innings, which includes four centuries. He is the second highest run scorer in T20 International cricket. He has also scored 29 half-centuries in T20 International cricket.

Team India’s playing 11 for the second T20 match

Rohit Sharma (captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shivam Dubey, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar.

Afghanistan’s playing 11

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wicketkeeper), Ibrahim Zadran (captain), Azmatullah Umarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Noor Ahmed, Fazalhaq Farooqui, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb ur Rehman.

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