The three-match T20I series between India and Australia started in Mohali on Tuesday (September 20). Kangaroo captain Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bowl first. India’s two legendary batsmen could not do anything special in this match.
Rohit Sharma has reached equal to Guptill in terms of hitting most sixes in T20 Internationals. Rohit has got 172 sixes in 129 innings of 137 T20Is. Guptill has 172 sixes in 117 innings of 121 matches.
In this case, former West Indies opener Chris Gayle is in third place. Gayle had hit 124 sixes in 79 matches. However, no one is ahead of Rohit in terms of runs. He has 3631 runs to his name. Kohli is in second place in this matter. He has scored 3586 runs.
Opener KL Rahul played a brilliant innings in this match. He scored 55 runs off 35 balls. In this innings, Rahul hit four fours and three sixes. His strike rate was 157.14. There has been a lot of talk of Rahul’s strike rate in recent times.
It has been said about him that he is not able to increase the strike rate according to the need. Rahul has silenced the critics with his innings. He has also achieved a special achievement.
Rahul has become the third batsman to complete 2000 runs for India in T20. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have more runs than him. Rahul got 2018 runs in 58 innings of 62 matches. Rahul averages 39.57 and strike rate is 141.32.
Rahul has two centuries and 18 half-centuries. Rahul became the third batsman in the world to complete the fastest 2000 runs in T20. Virat Kohli (56) and Babar Azam (52) had scored two thousand runs in fewer innings than him.