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IND vs AFG: Rohit’s name registered in the history of Indian cricket, became the first captain to do so

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Rohit Sharma made a special record

IND vs AFG 1st T20I: Indian captain Rohit Sharma has many big cricket records in his name. He is known for his explosive batting as well as a brilliant captain. He has also returned to the team as Indian T20 captain after 14 months from the T20 World Cup 2024. He has made a big record in his name as soon as he returned to T20. He has left all the captains of India behind in one particular matter.

This special record was registered in the name of Rohit

Rohit Sharma, who is taking charge of India in T20 after 14 months, has now become the oldest captain in the history of Indian cricket in T20. He is taking charge of the Indian team at the age of 36 years 256 days. He has broken Shikhar Dhawan’s record. Before this, Shikhar Dhawan was the oldest captain of the Indian T20 team. He captained the T20 team at the age of 35 years 236 days.

India’s oldest captain in T20I

36 years 256 days- Rohit Sharma

35 years 236 days- Shikhar Dhawan
35 years 52 days- MS Dhoni
33 years 3 days- Virat Kohli

At the forefront in this special list also

Rohit Sharma is also the player who has played the most T20I matches for India. He is playing his 149th T20 match for India. Virat Kohli is at second place in this list. Virat Kohli has played 115 T20I matches. Whereas, MS Dhoni had played 98 T20I matches. On the other hand, Hardik Pandya has played 92 T20I matches and Bhuvneshwar Kumar has played 87 T20I matches.

Players who have played most T20I matches for India

Rohit Sharma- 149 T20 matches
Virat Kohli- 115 T20 matches
MS Dhoni- 98 T20I matches
Hardik Pandya- 92 T20 matches
Bhuvneshwar Kumar- 87 T20 matches

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