WI vs IND: Rohit Sharma surpasses Virat Kohli to hit most sixes as India captain in T20Is

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Rohit Sharma achieved the feat in the course of the third T20I between India and West Indies, which the visiting Indian facet received by seven wickets and took the result in 2-1 within the five-match collection.

India captain Rohit Sharma retired out during 3rd T20I against West Indies

India captain Rohit Sharma retired out throughout third T20I in opposition to West Indies. (Courtesy: AP)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rohit Sharma now has 60 sixes as India captain in T20Is
  • India defeated West Indies by 7 wickets within the third T20I
  • Rohit retired out in the course of the third T20I in opposition to West Indies

Rohit Sharma has surpassed Virat Kohli’s uncommon report as India captain in T20Is. Lower than 24 hours after the second sport between India and West Indies, Rohit shattered Kohli’s report for hitting most sixes as India skipper within the shortest format.

Rohit achieved the feat in the course of the third T20I between India and West Indies, which the visiting Indian facet received by seven wickets and took the result in 2-1 within the five-match collection. Each Rohit and Kohli have been tied at 59 maximums, however Rohit added another to go forward of Kohli.

Through the second over of India’s batting innings within the third T20I, Rohit smashed a six off the bowling of Alzarri Joseph. On the fourth ball of the identical over, Rohit retired out on 11 as a result of again spasm.

On the post-match presentation, Rohit mentioned that his physique is okay for the time being and hopefully he will probably be match for the fourth T20I in opposition to West Indies. “My physique is okay, we have now just a few days in between so hopefully it must be okay.”

India restricted West Indies to 164/5, with Kyle Mayers hitting 73 off 50 balls after put into bat. In reply, India suffered a blow with Rohit retiring out. Nevertheless, Suryakumar Yadav anchored the innings together with his 76 off 44 balls and a quickfire 33 not out by Rishabh Pant handed India a seven-wicket victory.

When requested Rohit which elements he preferred concerning the workforce, the India captain mentioned: “How we bowled within the center overs. That was essential. They have been about to get a fast partnership. We used the situation and our variations rather well.

“After which how we chased. It was fairly medical. While you watch it from the surface you felt there wasn’t a lot threat taken. It is extremely necessary that when you get a begin on this format, you must convert it. It does nicely for the workforce.

Rohit additionally hailed Suryakumar Yadav and his partnership with Shreyas Iyer. “The 30s and 40s look good, however once you get previous 70-80 and get 100 as nicely you then’re scoring these runs for the workforce. Good partnership with Iyer. When you find yourself chasing a goal like that something can occur. It was not a straightforward goal and the pitch had one thing for the bowlers. It was necessary for us to select the precise photographs off the precise balls.”

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