Indian captain Rohit Sharma showcased a stellar batting performance in the third match of the three-T20 series against Afghanistan. After being dismissed for a duck in the first two matches, Rohit made a remarkable comeback, delivering an outstanding century.
His exceptional batting display took place at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, where he astonished everyone with a shot rarely seen from him — a switch-hit six.
Traditionally known for his proficiency in playing conventional shots, Rohit Sharma surprised the audience by hitting a six on the fifth ball of the twelfth over, executing a switch-hit against Afghanistan’s bowler Sharafuddin Ashraf.
The shot drew comparisons to the likes of Suryakumar Yadav and Glenn Maxwell, showcasing Hitman’s versatility as a batsman. The video of this remarkable shot quickly circulated on social media, garnering widespread attention and admiration.
During his innings, Rohit Sharma also achieved a significant milestone by surpassing Virat Kohli’s record. As the captain of the Indian T20 team, Sharma became the highest run-scorer, accumulating 1648 runs in 54 matches.
Kohli, who previously held the top spot, scored 1570 runs in 50 matches during his captaincy tenure. With an average of 47.57, Kohli’s record has now been surpassed by Rohit Sharma, who has claimed the top position as India’s T20 captain with an impressive batting record.