IND vs BAN: Rohit Sharma set to become 1st Indian to play 100 T20Is
Rohit Sharma to make history as he will be the first Indian player and second in world cricket to complete 100 T20 Internationals when he will take the field in the second game against Bangladesh.
Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik (111 games) is the only player to have played more than 100 T20 Internationals.
Rohit is currently the top-scorer in this format with 2452 runs and Virat Kohli stands second in the list with 2450 runs.
“It’s been a long journey since 2007, I made my debut in the T20 World Cup. There has been a lot ups and down in the last 12 years in this format particularly. This has taught me so many lessons going forward,” Rohit said.
“When you come into the team as a youngster, you are trying to learn things which happened quite smoothly at start. Then with few ups and few downs, I have become a stronger player and understood my game really well.
“There are so many things I can talk about. It has been a fruitful journey, one which will always be remembered and cherished by me,” Rohit said.
India and Bangladesh will take on each other in the second T20I of the three-match series on November 7 at Rajkot.