Rohit Sharma Achieves Monumental T20 Feat, Turns into Second Indian Ever To Do So | Cricket Information

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma© BCCI

Mumbai Indians registered a thumping eight-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday and stored their playoffs hopes alive. Chasing 201, MI comfortably reached the ending line in simply 18 overs, courtesy of the maiden IPL century from Cameron Inexperienced. Aside from Inexperienced, one other participant who stood out within the chase was skipper Rohit Sharma, who smashed 56 off 27 balls and closely contributed in crew’s victory. The day turned out to be memorable one for Rohit, as his facet not solely clinched the victory however he additionally achieved two main milestones within the match.

Rohit accomplished his 11,000 runs within the T20 format and have become the second Indian batter to realize this uncommon feat. The one different Indian within the elite listing of batters is Virat Kohli with 11864 runs.

The Indian skipper has additionally accomplished his 5021 runs for Mumbai Indians and have become the second participant to finish 5000 plus runs for one franchise. Aside from him, solely Kohli has obtained 7162 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Coming to the match, Mumbai knocked off the goal of 201 with 12 balls and eight wickets to spare to build up 16 factors from 14 matches. However their destiny shall be determined after the match in Bengaluru — which is experiencing rain — between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Titans later within the day.

If the competition between RCB and GT is washed out, Mumbai will make it to the ultimate 4, but when the hosts win, they’ll qualify on the idea of higher Internet Run Charge. MI presently have NRR of -0.044 as towards +0.180 of RCB.

With an inferior NRR, MI had the unbelievable process of scoring 201 in 11.4 overs or 70 balls in the event that they needed to get previous RCB on the desk.

Inexperienced smacked eight fours and eight sixes throughout his unbeaten 100 which got here off simply 47 balls. He added 53 runs with Suryakumar Yadav (25 not out) for the unbroken third wicket to take MI over the road.

(With PTI Inputs)

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