Rohit Sharma's finest performances in T20Is

Rajdeep Saha
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Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

16 Mar 2021: Rohit Sharma's finest performances in T20Is

Team India's limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma could return to the playing XI against England in the third T20I tonight.

The celebrated cricketer was rested for the first two games.

With the series poised at 1-1, this is the best time to see Rohit make his presence felt.

The senior batsman has played some top-notch matches in T20Is.

Here are his finest performances.

Fact: A look at Rohit's T20I career

Rohit has played 128 T20Is and has racked up 2,773 runs at an average of 32.62. He has smashed four tons and 21 fifties. Notably, Rohit is the third-highest run-scorer in T20Is after Virat Kohli and Martin Guptill.

65 vs NZ: Rohit's 65 against New Zealand was laudable

Rohit played a superb knock of 65 against New Zealand in the third T20I of the five-match series back in January 2020.

His 40-ball effort propelled India to 179/5 as New Zealand tied the match.

Rohit shared a defining 89-run stand alongside KL Rahul.

He smashed six fours and three sixes.

India won the one-over eliminator to seal the series.

50* vs SA: 50* on debut against South Africa

Playing his debut T20I in the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup. Rohit hit an unbeaten 50 against South Africa.

Coming in at number five, Rohit rescued India, who were tottering at 61/4 after Robin Uthappa's dismissal.

Rohit shared a superb 85-run stand alongside MS Dhoni to help India post 153/5.

South Africa faltered in the chase, handing India a crucial win.

100* vs England: 100* versus England in 2018

England smashed 198/9 in 20 overs against India in the third T20I at the Bristol Ground.

The visitors needed a strong response but lost Shikhar Dhawan early on.

Rohit batted beautifully, adding a 41-run stand alongside KL Rahul.

Two more 50-plus stands alongside Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya helped India seal matters.

Rohit smashed 100* from 56 balls, hitting 11 fours and five sixes.