Rohit Sharma as Mumbai Indians’ captain has not only won several titles but many hearts as well. Ahead of the Asia Cup 2022 in the T20 format, let’s take a look at Rohit Sharma as a captain in T20Is.
Sharma as an Indian captain made his debut back in 2017 against Sri Lanka. However, initially, Sharma played the role of the vice-captain in the absence of former captain Virat Kohli. Since Virat has officially vacated the captain’s position, Sharma has taken over him in all three formats.
Checkout Rohit Sharma’s records as a captain in T20 format
35-year-old, Rohit has led the Men in Blue in 31 outings in total. As an Indian captain, Sharma has an astonishing record, winning 26 out of 31 matches for his team. As his winning percentage is 83.87 percent.
While as an opener Rohit has won many games for India. Under Rohit Sharma‘s captaincy, India has won several T20 series. Including the series against England, West Indies, and Sri Lanka. Rohit’s first semblance as a captain in a series was against Sri Lanka in 2017, wherein he led his team to clean sweep the Lankans with a 3-0 serious victory. He has lost only one series as a captain, against New Zealand in the year 2019. Moreover, the pressure as a captain hasn’t been able to vanish the shine in his batting, as he has scored 7 fifties and 2 centuries in 19 T20Is, with the leadership liability on his shoulder. Rohit has scored an aggregate of 712 runs as a captain in the 19 T20Is.
High Expectations from Rohit Sharma
Earlier Rohit Sharma had led India to its seventh Asia Cup title. After defeating Bangladesh by three wickets in the nail-biting final, India created this history. Again, we got to see the best of Rohit on both grounds, as he led his team towards victory as well as become the highest scorer of the match with his knock of 48 runs.
While Rohit Sharma has an astonishing record as an Indian captain. Which makes Indian supporters and cricket experts have high expectations from him in the upcoming Asia Cup 2022. Rohit has a world-class squad, including players like Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzi Chahal, etc. Will he be able to utilize the potential of these players to the fullest? Will he be able to retain the title? Will he be able to prepare as a captain in the upcoming continent tournament, a precursor of the World Cup T20?
While we believe in our Men in Blue, we also believe in our HitMan Sharma and wish our team all the very best for the upcoming challenge.
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