Top 5 knocks of Rohit Sharma in 2021

Top 5 knocks of Rohit Sharma in 2021

Rohit has been phenomenal for Team India over the last 12 months.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo by Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images)

Rohit Sharma had an outstanding year. He was consistent with the bat and established himself as the premier opener for the team in the toughest format of the game. Adding on, his composure in a difficult situation was a thing of beauty.

Because of his success in the Indian Premier League and ability to bring the best out of every player in the side, he has been promoted into the role of captaincy. Former limited-overs captain Virat Kohli has also stated that Rohit has his full support. Fans will be hoping that Rohit becomes the third Indian captain to lift the ODI World Cup.

Along with KL Rahul, Rohit gave the perfect platform for the middle order throughout the tour. With another exciting year coming ahead, all eyes will be on the vice-captain with the bat. 

In the article, let’s take a look at the top 5 knocks played by Rohit Sharma in 2021:

1. 74 from 47 balls, India vs Afghanistan, T20 World Cup, 2021

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo by Michael Steele-ICC/ICC via Getty Images

After a poor start during the T20 World Cup, Team India was almost eliminated. To survive, they had to win by huge margins. It was the time for the big names to perform on the big stage.

During the game against Afghanistan, Team India was batting first and Rohit, along with KL Rahul, took the bowlers into the cleaners. Rohit smashed 74 runs in 47 balls with eight fours and three sixes. Adding on, a strike rate of 157.45 shows his ability to destroy strong bowling attacks.

Afghanistan went on to lose the match by 68 runs. In their 20 overs, they made 144 runs, and India managed to win by a huge margin. Rohit was adjudged as the Player of the Match.

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