Rohit Sharma scripts history, joins elite list of Indian captains

IND vs ENG T20 World Cup 2024: The second semi-final match of T20 World Cup 2024 is being played between India and England teams at Providence Stadium in Guyana. India is batting first, with Rohit Sharma, the team’s captain, off to a good start. Rohit Sharma has achieved a notable feat at the beginning of this match, becoming the 5th player to score 5000 runs as an Indian captain in international cricket.

Big record of captain Rohit Sharma

With 8 overs of the Indian innings completed before the match was stopped due to rain, Rohit Sharma had scored an unbeaten 37 runs in 26 balls, with 6 fours. This milestone marked his completion of 5000 runs as an Indian captain, a feat that puts him among the top 5 players to have achieved this in international cricket.

Most runs as an Indian captain

The list of most runs scored by an Indian captain is topped by Virat Kohli with 12883 runs, followed by MS Dhoni with 11207 runs, Mohammad Azharuddin with 8095 runs, Sourav Ganguly with 7643 runs, and Rohit Sharma with 5013+ runs.

This record of Mahela Jayawardene was also broken

Rohit Sharma has also made a record in the T20 World Cup, surpassing Mahela Jayawardene’s total of 111 fours. He now holds the top spot with 113 fours, leaving Virat Kohli with 105 fours and David Warner with 103 fours.

Batsmen who scored the most fours in T20 World Cup

The top 4 batsmen in this list are:

Rohit Sharma – 113
Mahela Jayawardene – 111
Virat Kohli – 105
David Warner – 103

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