Rohit Sharma helmed India’s run-chase as the visitors began their English summer with a 2-1 win in the T20 International series. Also Read - India vs England, Live Score, 4th Test at Motera, Day 2: Virat Kohli Dismissed For a Duck; India Struggling
Sharma’s third hundred in this format helped India chase 199 for victory in Bristol. He carried his bat through the innings and got to the three-figure mark in just 56 balls. It was an innings laced with 11 boundaries and 5 sixes. Also Read - Watch India vs England Live Streaming Cricket 4th Test, Day 2: When And Where to Watch IND vs ENG Stream Live Cricket Match Online And on TV
His 89-run stand with captain Virat Kohli (43 of 29 balls) set the tempo for the chase in the last match of the 3-match T20I series. Also Read - India vs England, 4th Test: Axar, Ashwin Share Seven Wickets to Give Hosts The Upper Hand
On his way to leading India’s successful run-chase, Sharma became the fifth batsman in men’s cricket to go past 2000 T20 International runs. Others who’ve reached 2000 runs in T20 Internationals are New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill, Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik and India captain Virat Kohli.
Rohit Sharma, who was selected man of the match, also became only the second player after New Zealand’s Colin Munro to get three T20 International centuries.