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IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma Breaks Flurry Of Records In His 92-run Stand, Check The Full List Here

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Sharma remained in the headlines as his 92-run innings in just 41 balls at a strike rate of 224 played a key role in the moment that India got throughout the match.

IND vs AUS: The Big Man stood in Big Occasion! Yes, Skipper Rohit Sharma did the job for India this time and India defeated Australia in a high-octane ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 match by runs following Skipper’s excellence.

In his furious 92-run knock, the hitman not only shattered numerous records but also ensured a domination position for his team against their rivals in the ICC events. Here we are with the list of records broken and set by Rohit Sharma in his brilliant 92-run innings against Australia in SUPER 8s.

Rohit Sharma was not on his full flow in this World Cup but he stood right at the time when it mattered. If the Indian team reached 200+ after the dismissal of Virat and Pant for just 15 runs combined, the batting depth is commendable led by the skipper from the front.

IND vs AUS Match Summary

Australia invited India to bat first and had early success after dismissing Virat in the second over of the innings. Rohit took on the primary Australian pacer Starc and others too in the powerplay. India were flying high with the skipper leading from the front and India punched down 205 runs in 20 overs, thanks to the finishing touches by Hardik and Shivam Dube.

IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma Breaks Flurry Of Records In His 92-run Stand, Check The Full List Here
Late but big success for Starc (Getty Images)

In response, Australia were in a very good position in the first 13 overs where they posted 128 runs in a loss of just 2 wickets but then Indian bowlers put up a firey show and Australia could only add 53 runs in the remaining overs and India won the match by 24 runs.

Rohit Sharma’s Excellence

Rohit Sharma remained in the headlines as his 92-run innings in just 41 balls at a strike rate of 224 played a key role in the moment that India got throughout the match. He was so close of getting his 6th hundred in the T20Is but Starc nailed a near-perfect Yorker to get rid of Sharma.

IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma Breaks Flurry Of Records In His 92-run Stand, Check The Full List Here
Rohit Sharma (Getty Images)

In his 92-run stand, Sharma smacked 8 SIXS and 7 FOURS, which means he smashed 76 runs off 92 by just boundaries. His pulls were much more controlled this time as they were before, his drives were much more allegiant this time as they were before, and his inning was much more impactful as they were before.

Let’s take a look at the records set and broken by Rohit Sharma in his innings against Australia:

Records Set and Broken By Rohit Sharma

  • Fastest Fifty as a Captain in ICC T20 World Cup

Rohit Sharma now sits at the top of the chart of the fastest fifty as the captain of the side. He struck his 50 runs in just 19 balls which was one ball earlier than the previous record-holder Mohammad Ashraful of Bangladesh.

Sharma not only smacked the fastest fifty as the skipper but also smacked the fastest fifty in the 2024 edition of the T20 World Cup.

  • Most Runs in T20I Cricket

He surpasses Virat Kohli and Babar Azam to claim the most runs in the history of T20I cricket. He now has 4165 runs under his belt leaving behind Virat Kohli, who has 4103 runs in T20I cricket, and the Pakistan star batter Babar Azam with 4145 runs.

  • First Player to Hit 200 Sixes

Rohit became the first player to smack 200+ sixes in the T20I format. He is followed by Martin Guptill, who has 173 sixes to his name.

  • Most runs in Starc’s Over in T20I

Rohit smacked Starc for 28 runs in the third over of the match where he hit 6,6,4,6,0,6 in the second over of Starc. Mitchell Starc has not gone for that many runs in his spells in many matches but this time, Rohit stormed him away for 28 runs.

READ: T20 World Cup 2024 Super EIGHT Points Table Updated after IND vs AUS: India Qualified for the Semi-Final

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