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T20 World Cup 2024: Rohit Sharma Set To Achieve Impressive Milestone vs Ireland

Rohit Sharma has the chance to become the second-highest run-scorer in T20 World Cup history in India's game vs Ireland

Edited By : Shashwat Nishant | Updated: May 29, 2024 18:47 IST
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The T20 World Cup 2024 will commence on June 2. The Indian team is set to start their campaign on June 5 and has already arrived in the USA. The Men in Blue have begun their practice sessions, and the BCCI has shared a video of their practice on social media. In their first match, Rohit Sharma and his team will face Ireland at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York.

 Rohit Sharma To Script History In T20 World Cup

In this match against Ireland, Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma has the opportunity to make history. He has the chance to become the second-highest run-scorer in T20 World Cup history. Rohit Sharma has been playing in the T20 World Cup since 2007 and has played 39 matches so far. In 36 innings, he has scored 963 runs at an average of 34.39 and a strike rate of 127.88, including 9 fifties.

Here are the top run-scorers in T20 World Cup history:

  • Virat Kohli: 27 matches, 1141 runs
  • Mahela Jayawardene: 31 matches, 1016 runs
  • Chris Gayle: 33 matches, 965 runs
  • Rohit Sharma: 39 matches, 963 runs
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan: 35 matches, 897 runs

Currently, Rohit is the fourth-highest run-scorer in T20 World Cup history. Virat Kohli tops the list with 1141 runs in 27 matches. Mahela Jayawardene is in second place with 1016 runs, and Chris Gayle is third with 965 runs. To surpass Gayle, Rohit needs 3 more runs, and to overtake Jayawardene, he needs 54 more runs.

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First published on: May 29, 2024 06:47 PM IST

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