IPL 2021 : 5 Big records Rohit Sharma can break or create in the tournament

IPL 2021 : 5 Big records Rohit Sharma can break or create in the tournament

Rohit Sharma has led Mumbai Indians to a title win 5 times till now.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

Rohit Sharma is currently the most successful captain in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has led Mumbai Indians to a title win 5 times till now. No other captain has won more than three trophies in the tournament. Rohit will be opening the innings for his team in the 14th season of the cash-rich league. His form is going to be imperative for Mumbai in the season. The prolific batsman has played 200 IPL games so far in which he has accumulated 5230 runs at an average of 31.32 and strike rate of 130.62.

Let’s look at 5 big records Rohit Sharma can break or create in this season of Indian Premier League:

3 – Rohit has won the IPL title as a captain of Mumbai Indians in 2019 and 2020. If Mumbai becomes IPL champions again this year, Rohit will become the first player in the league history to win three consecutive titles as a captain.

213Rohit Sharma has so far smacked 213 sixes in the tournament. He is only behind MS Dhoni (216) among Indian players in terms of sixes record. He needs to hit 4 more sixes to go past MS Dhoni, and become the top Indian player in the list.

Player Innings Runs Avg Sixes
Chris Gayle 131 4772 41.13 349
AB de Villiers 156 4849 40.4 235
MS Dhoni 182 4632 40.99 216
Rohit Sharma 195 5230 31.31 213
Virat Kohli 184 5878 38.16 201

68 – As a captain, the dashing opener has 68 wins till now, and he is only behind MS Dhoni (110) and Gautam Gambhir (68). With 4 more victories in IPL 2021, Rohit will become the second-most successful IPL captain in terms of matches won.

89 – Rohit has so far taken 89 catches as a fielder in IPL. He will have a chance to go past Kieron Pollard (90) in this list and become the most successful fielder among Mumbai players, and second in the overall list after Suresh Raina (102).

39 – Rohit Sharma has so far hit 39 half-centuries in his IPL career. If he performs well this season, he will have a chance to surpass Shikhar Dhawan (41) and Virat Kohli (39) to attain the top spot among Indian players.

Player Innings Runs Average Fifties
Shikhar Dhawan 142 5254 42.71 48
David Warner 175 5197 34.41 41
Virat Kohli 184 5230 38.16 39
Rohit Sharma 195 5878 31.31 39
Suresh Raina 189 5368 33.34 38
AB de Villiers 156 4849 40.4 38

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