85 in His 100th T20I– Rohit & Team India’s Stats From Rajkot T20

A look at the big stats and records from the second T20I between India and Bangladesh in Rajkot.

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Rohit Sharma scored 85 to help India win the Rajkot T20 by 8 wickets.
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Rohit Sharma smashed 85 runs off 43 balls as India beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the second T20 on Thursday and levelled the 3-match series 1-1.

Playing his 100th T20, Sharma struck six sixes and six fours as he scored a 23-ball half-century.

He helped India score 154/2 with 26 balls to spare, chasing down Bangladesh's 153/6.

Yuzvendra Chahal, with 2/28, and Washington Sundar, 1/25, bowled tight spells to rein in Bangladesh after sending them in to bat.

Here are some of the records broken in the Rajkot T20.

  • India have recorded their ninth win in ten matches against Bangladesh (lost one) in T20Is - winning % 90.00.
  • Bangladesh posted their fifth total of 150-plus in T20Is against India - their highest being 166 for eight at Colombo (RPS) on March 18, 2018.
  • India's tally of 41 wins in successful chases is a record in T20Is, eclipsing the 40 by Australia.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal has taken his tally of wickets to eight (ave. 13.75) in five matches against Bangladesh - the most by an Indian bowler vs Bangladesh in T20Is, surpassing Ravichandran Ashwin's aggregate of six wickets at 12.00 in four games.

Rohit’s Big Numbers

  • Sharma's 85 is the highest individual score by an Indian batsman against Bangladesh in T20Is on Indian soil.
  • Rohit appeared in his 320th match - the highest tally by an Indian player in Twenty20, surpassing Suresh Raina's 319.
  • Sharma is just the second player after Shoaib Malik (111) to have represented his country in 100 matches in T20Is.
  • Sharma's tally of 2537  (ave 32.94) in 100 matches is a new record in Twenty20 Internationals.  He is the first to race to 2500 runs in this format.
  • With 22 fifty-plus scores (four hundreds and 18 half centuries) in 92 innings, Rohit has equalled Virat Kohli's tally in 67 innings.
  • Rohit Sharma, with 115 sixes, has extended his record for most sixes in T20Is.
  • Sharma, with 450 runs at an average of 45.00 in ten matches, has extended his Indian record for the highest run-aggregate against Bangladesh in T20Is.
  • Sharma has received his ninth Man of the Match award in T20Is - his third against Bangladesh.
  • Shikhar Dhawan and Sharma have shared a stand of 118 for the opening wicket - India's highest stand for any wicket against Bangladesh in T20Is, bettering the 102 for the second wicket between Sharma and Suresh Raina at Colombo (RPS) on March 14 last year.
  • Sharma-Dhawan pair has become the first to register four century partnerships in T20Is - all for the first wicket.

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