Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten hundred guided India towards a memorable victory allowing the voyage of T20I series victories going on. India beat England by 7 wickets by the knock of Rohit Sharma and a four-wicket haul by Hardik Pandya. In addition, Mahendra Singh Dhoni reached another landmark by taking 50 catches in T20Is.
Rohit Sharma stood as the second Indian to score 2000 T20I runs and the first Indian to slam a T20I century at Bristol. Rohit Sharma missed out the 2000 run landmark by 14 runs in the game against Ireland where he slammed 97 runs to guide India towards a victory. He leveled the record of Colin Munro by slamming a hundred off 56 balls. Besides making the 89-run stand with Virat Kohli, he guided India towards the win before the end of 19th over.
Rohit Sharma is one of the best openers India had and he is the only Indian to score a double-century in the ODIs. He and KL Rahul are the only Indians to score two centuries in the shortest format of cricket. He stood as the fifth man to reach 2000-run benchmark in the T20Is worldwide. Virat Kohli stood as the first Indian to reach this mark by 2059 runs. Rohit stood by the side of Martin Guptill, Brendon Mc Cullum, Virat Kohli, and Shoaib Malik in this list. Rohit had three IPL title victories for Mumbai Indians in his name.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who reached a rare landmark of playing 500 international matches two days earlier, reached another milestone by picking 50th catch in the T20Is as a wicket-keeper. He is the only wicket-keeper to reach this benchmark.
Quinton De Kock picked 30 catches and Denesh Ramsden picked 34 catches in the shortest format of cricket.MS Dhoni retired from captaincy in all the formats many years ago. He still dons the wicket-keeping gloves for India in ODI and T20I formats. He is the captain who had a World cup title in both ODI and T20I formats in his name. He won the IPL title for Chennai Super Kings this year for the third time.
He got his 50th catch in his 94th T20I by dismissing Jason Roy who thrashed the Indian bowlers by scoring 67 runs off 34 balls. Deepak Chahar, who made his T20I debut in this game, picked the wicket by his short ball.