Rohit Sharma Breaks MS Dhoni’s Record for Playing Most T20Is

Rohit Sharma broke an MS Dhoni record when he took the field against Bangladesh at Delhi.

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Rohit Sharma is about to overtake an MS Dhoni record when he takes the field on Sunday vs Bangladesh.
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Stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma achieved another feat on Sunday as he came out to lead the Men in Blue in the first contest of the three-match T20I rubber against Bangladesh at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.

The star opener surpassed MS Dhoni to become the most-capped Indian T20I player.

Rohit has now played 99 T20Is since making his debut at the World T20 in 2007, going past Dhoni's tally of 98 T20Is for India.

The Mumbai batsman also moves to the third place on the list of players with most T20I appearances after Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik (111) and Shahid Afridi (99).

After India were put in to bat, Rohit fell for 10 after he also broke Virat Kohli's record for most runs scored in T20I cricket. Rohit was seven runs behind Kohli's tally.

Rohit had earlier captained India to the Asia Cup victory last year when Kohli was rested.

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