Hitman’s Unbeaten Bat | Know What Rohit Sharma’s Bat speaks

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Rohit Sharma the hit man of Indian cricket needs no introduction as he is the only player in the game to have the unique record of three triple centuries in his name. He scored 209 against Australia in Begaluru on 2 November 2013, 264 against Sri Lanka in Kolkata on 13 November 2014 and 208 against Sri Lanka again at Mohali on 13 December 2017.

On 22 December 2017 he scored T 20 century against Sri Lanka capataing India at Indore. He reached the milestone in 35 balls equals the record of David Miller.

Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to score fastest 2000 runs in one day against the Kangaroo team. He reached the milestone in 37 innings and surpassed the record earlier held by little master Sachin Tendulkar.

He is the highest run getter in T20 matches with 2331 runs surpassed New Zealand batsman Martin Guptil held the record with 2272 runs. Pakistan all rounder Shoaib Malik has 2263 runs in T20 matches.

Rohit also has a unique IPL record in his name to play from five winning teams. In 2009 he was the part of Deccan Chargers winning the title. The Mumbai Indians team became four time champions under his captaincy. He also had the record of only Indian player to win most number of Man of the Match awards in IPL history.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni plays a major role in Rohit Sharma become a star. In 2007 Rohit makes his one day debut in Belfast and the first years of his career is not so impressive as he was in and out of the team. The lackluster performance of Virendra Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir at the top gives Dhoni a chance of experimenting at it becomes the major turning point in Rohit Sharma’s career.

Presently Rohit Sharma is the best one day player in Indian team and completed the search of specialist opener after Sachin and Sehwag. Rohit first opens in 2013 in Champions trophy and the decision was of then team captain M.S. Dhoni.  While asking about the decision Dhoni replied “You have to think something new everytime, believe in the talent of the player and give him confidence to play well. As you know the talent of the player he can be given the responsibility to open the innings. To open with Rohit proved in their favour and the experiment was successful.

 

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