IND vs AFG 3rd T20I: Rohit Sharma set new records

ByTV10 Punjab

Jan 18, 2024
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India (IND) vs Afghanistan (AFG), 3rd T20I: Rohit Sharma and Rinku Singh scripted the highest-ever stand for India in T20Is with both adding 190 runs for the fifth wicket in Bengaluru.

Highest partnership for any wicket for India in T20Is

Rohit and Rinku set a new record for the highest partnership for any wicket in Indian T20Is, amassing an unbeaten 190 runs against Afghanistan in Bengaluru in 2024.

190* R Sharma – R Singh v Afg Bengaluru 2024
176 S Samson – D Hooda v Ire Dublin 2022
165 R Sharma – KL Rahul v SL Indore 2017
165 Y Jaiswal – S Gill v WI Lauderhill 2023

Highest individual scores for India in T20Is

Adding to this, Rohit Sharma’s 121* in Bengaluru is the fourth-highest individual score for India in T20Is, with the last two instances being the only centuries against Afghanistan in T20I cricket.

126* Shubman Gill v NZ Ahmedabad 2023
123* Ruturaj Gaikwad v Aus Guwahati 2023
122* Virat Kohli v Afg Dubai 2022
121* Rohit Sharma v Afg Bengaluru 2024

Highest total for a side after being four down for 25 or less

The Bengaluru match saw India posting the highest total for a side after being four down for 25 or less, reaching 212/4 from a precarious 22/4, rewriting the record books. This exceptional innings overshadowed the previous best by the USA against Ireland in Lauderhill in 2021, where they scored 188/6 from 16/4.

Most runs scored in an over in T20Is

Additionally, the Bengaluru match also witnessed the most runs scored in an over in T20Is, with Yuvraj Singh and Kieron Pollard jointly holding the record at 36 runs each, achieved against Stuart Broad in Durban in 2007 and Akila Dananjaya in Coolidge in 2021, respectively.

36 Yuvraj Singh off Stuart Broad Durban 2007
36 Kieron Pollard off Akila Dananjaya Coolidge 2021
36 Rohit Sharma & Rinku SIngh off Karim Janat Bengaluru 2024