Rohit Sharma, also known as the HITMAN among fans, is the first player to lift six IPL titles last October when his team Mumbai Indians won the 2020 season of IPL under his captaincy. Rohit loves to play shorter format of cricket, and people love his aggressive batting. Rohit has an exceptional IPL record as a batsman and captain. If you are a big fan of Rohit Sharma, then you are at the right place. Here, in this post, we will share five records held by Mumbaikar Rohit Sharma in IPL.
1.Most runs Against one opponent
Mumbaikar Rohit Sharma is known for its explosive batting style. People love him because of his long six-hitting ability. When it comes to IPL, he is one of the most successful crickets and the captain who belongs to the Mumbai Indians Franchise. Rohit loves to play cricket in Eden Garden, and that’s why most of the knocks of Rohit came against KKR.
He has a rare record of six fifties and a century against Kolkata knight riders in IPL. He has scored 939 runs against KKR until now, which is the most run by any player against a single opponent. Rohit may cross the record 1000 runs against KKR in IPL 2021, which will play on 13th April 2021. He needed only 61 runs in two games against KKR to achieve this amazing record.
2.Half-century in every season of IPL
Hitman Rohit Sharma holds a unique record of the scored half-century in every season of IPL. The first half-century of Rohit came against Delhi Daredevils in 2008 as he scored 66 runs at just 36 balls. 2016 was the best Rohit season until now as he managed to score 5 half-centuries in that season. In the last season of IPL 2020, he scored his last half-century in IPL final against Delhi Capitals.
3.Century and hat-trick
As a batsman, we all know Rohit Sharma is world-class, but do you know he has a rare record of making a century and picking a hat-trick in IPL? Yeah! It’s unbelievable but true. Rohit had achieved this record in 2009 when he was playing for Deccan Chargers. He took Hat-trick by off-spinning the ball against Mumbai Indians at a crucial stage of the match. He took wickets of Abhishek Nayar, Harbhajan Singh, and Duminy. His century came in 2012 against world-class attack Brett lee, Shakib Al HASA, Narine, and Kallis against KKR.
4.Lifting the trophy in three different countries
Rohit Sharma is the only IPL player who has lifted the trophy in three different countries. This is a unique record for Rohit. Rohit won the first IPL title in 2009 when he played for Deccan Chargers. That match was held in South Africa due to an election in India. In 2020, Rohit won the IPL title again, which was held in UAE due to COVID issues, and lastly, in India, he won the rest of 4 IPL titles in 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019.
5.Most numbers of IPL titles winner
Rohit Sharma is one of the key players and the most successful captain for Mumbai Indians. Rohit has the most exciting record as a player to win 6 IPL titles. He won his first IPL title in 2009 with Deccan Chargers. His second IPL trophy came in 2013 as captain for Mumbai Indians. Though that year, Mumbai did not perform well in their first 5 games, they made a comeback and won the trophy, which was an amazing moment for every Mumbai Indians fan. Again, he achieved the IPL title in 2015, 2017,2019, and 2020.