The three-match T20 series between India and Afghanistan is going to start from Thursday (January 11). Indian team's regular captain Rohit Sharma and experienced batsman Virat Kohli have returned for this series. Both the players last played for Team India in this format in November 2022. Rohit Sharma will have a chance to make many records against Afghanistan. As a captain, he can become the highest run-scorer for India in T20 cricket.
|M S Dhoni
Rohit has captained India in 51 matches in T20. During this period he has scored 1527 runs at an average of 32.48. Rohit has scored two centuries and 10 half-centuries. He is second in terms of scoring the most runs as a captain for India. Virat Kohli is on top in this matter. Kohli has scored 1570 runs in 50 matches for India as captain. During this period his average has been 47.57.
Former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is at third place. He has scored 1112 runs in 72 matches at an average of 37.06. In this matter, to reach number-1, Rohit will have to leave Kohli behind. For this Hitman needs 44 runs.
Rohit Sharma has captained India in 51 matches. During this period, he has led the team to victory in 39 matches. Talking about Dhoni, he commanded the team in 72 matches. During this period, India had won 42 matches. If the Indian team wins the series against Afghanistan 3-0, then Rohit Sharma will become India's joint most successful captain. He will be equal to Dhoni.
During the series, captain Rohit Sharma will have a chance to complete four thousand runs in International T20. He has scored 3853 runs in 148 matches at a strike rate of 139.24. During this period, Hitman's average was 31.32. If he scores 147 runs in the series against Afghanistan, he will complete four thousand runs in International T20. Two players before him have achieved this feat. Suzie Bates has 4118 runs in her name in 152 matches. At the same time, Virat has scored 4008 runs in 115 T20 matches.