Rohit Sharma broke Virat Kohli’s record for most fifty-plus runs in the shortest format during India’s seven-wicket victory against New Zealand in the second Twenty20 International at Ranchi’s JSCA International Stadium Complex.
He and KL combined for 117 runs. With seven wickets and 16 balls remaining, Indian batsman Rahul Dravid took 80 balls to assist his team chase 154 runs.
Over the course of his 55-ball knock, Rohit smashed one boundary and five sixes for the winning run.. Rahul hit a magnificent 49-ball 65 with six fours and two sixes to help India beat New Zealand.
Rohit tied Virat Kohli’s record.
Rohit’s performance equaled Virat Kohli’s previous one-day record of 29 half-centuries. He did so in only his 118th T20I appearance, whereas Kohli did so in only his 91st appearance.
Rahul scored his 16th fifty-point haul in the shortest format. India took a commanding 2-0 lead in the three-match series after Rohit and Rahul came together to win the final match.
India’s series victory over England was sealed by a pair of sixes by Rishabh Pant off James Neesham in the final over.
In reply, New Zealand reached 153/6 thanks to Martin Guptill (31 off 15) and Daryl Mitchell (31 off 15). (31 off 28).
Glenn Phillips’ 34 runs off 21 balls propelled the Kiwis to victory in their first Test match.
Cricket Australia picked a newcomer as the ‘Man of the Match’ after he finished with 2/25 from four overs.
On Sunday, November 18, the Eden Gardens in Kolkata will host the third and final Twenty20 International.