Captain Rohit Sharma achieved a historic milestone in the T20 match between India and Sri Lanka being played in Lucknow. He achieved the unique feat of making the most runs in T20 cricket by overtaking Virat Kohli and Martin Guptill.
In the first T20 match against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma opened the innings with Ishan Kishan and gave Team India a solid start. Both added 111 runs for the first wicket but Rohit Sharma missed his fifty and was clean bowled by Lahiru Kumara for 44 runs. However, before that he destroyed Guptill’s record.
Rohit became the highest run-scorer in International T20
Rohit Sharma has become the highest run-scorer in International T20. In his innings of 44 runs against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma surpassed Martin Guptill’s record of 3299 runs. Now Rohit Sharma’s runs have exceeded 3300.
Visitors captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and elected to bowl in the first T20 International against India here on Thursday. India had won 3-0 in the last T20 International series against West Indies.
The team has made six changes for this match in which Deepak Hooda will make his T20 International debut. Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Sanju Samson, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal are included in the playing XI.
Sri Lanka included Dinesh Chandimal in place of Kusal Mendis and Jeffrey Vandersay in place of Mahish Teeksha.
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In the first match of the three T20 series between Team India and Sri Lanka, a strange combination of Nelson’s number was seen. In the match, the Indian team had come out to bat after losing the toss. He lost his first wicket for 111 runs. Here captain Rohit Sharma became clean bowled after scoring 44 runs. Then the score was 111/1. It was the loss of a wicket at Nelson No.
Actually, the figure of 111 in the cricket world is called Nelson number. It is named after Admiral Nelson. Nelson was a warrior who won many battles at sea. It is said that he did not have an eye, an arm and a leg. However, this is not correct. Nelson had both legs.
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Nelson is said to have lost one eye and one hand in two separate accidents. The number 111 was dedicated to Nelson because of the notion of not having one eye, one arm and one leg. In cricket, the coefficient of this number (multiply) is called by names like double nelson, triple nelson.
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