List of records Rohit Sharma created with his magnificent 35-ball hundred
All the stats and records that were created by Rohit Sharma during his whirlwind innings.
Updated - Dec 26, 2017 10:54 am
Less than ten days after scoring a record double hundred, Rohit Sharma produced yet another devastating inning against Sri Lanka as the stand-in Indian skipper recorded the joint fastest T20I hundred that came off just 35 balls. Rohit hit ten sixes and 12 fours during his 118-run knock off 43 balls. Just when a Twenty20 double hundred looked in sight, he got out in the 13th over trying for yet another boundary.
All the stats and records that Rohit Sharma created during his whirlwind innings:
3 – He became the 3rd player after Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum to hit ten sixes in an innings in International cricket on three different occasions. He hit 16 and 12 sixes in two ODIs before the ten in this match.
10 – He became the first Indian to hit 10 sixes in a T20I inning. The previous most number of sixes in a T20I innings by an Indian are seven sixes by Yuvraj Singh on two different occasions. KL Rahul also went ahead of Yuvraj with eight sixes in this game.
10 – He also became the first captain in T20I cricket to hit ten sixes in an innings. Four captains hit seven sixes in a T20I innings on four different occasions.
35 – Rohit’s 35-ball hundred is the joint fastest century in T20I cricket equalling David Miller’s record that came a couple of months ago against Bangladesh.
35 – His century off 35 balls is the fastest hundred by an Indian in professional cricket. He broke Yusuf Pathan’s 37-ball hundred record that he had registered in the 2010 IPL.
64 – Number of sixes Rohit has hit in International cricket in 2017. These are the most by any player in a calendar year across formats. He went past AB de Villiers’ tally of 63 sixes across formats in 2015.
118 – His 118 runs knock is the highest individual score for an Indian in T20I cricket. He went past KL Rahul’s 110* scored in 2016 against the Windies. He also became the first Indian captain to score a T20I hundred as the previous highest was Virat Kohli’s 82 against Sri Lanka in Colombo earlier this year.
118 – The 118-run knock by Rohit is also the 3rd highest individual innings by a captain in T20I cricket. This is also the 2nd highest score as a captain for an Indian in overall Twenty20 cricket behind Virender Sehwag’s 119 in the 2011 IPL.
257 – Rohit Sharma now has hit 257 sixes in International cricket matches which is the 3rd most by an Indian after MS Dhoni (337) and Sachin Tendulkar (264). Rohit went past Yuvraj Singh (251) and Sourav Ganguly’s (247) tally with the ten sixes in this innings.