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Rohit Sharma Hits His Second IPL Century

During the crucial Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings (MI vs CSK) match in the 29th game of the IPL 2024, former MI skipper Rohit Sharma hit his second IPL century.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 14.04.2024
Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: X)

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During the crucial Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings (MI vs CSK) match in the 29th game of the IPL 2024, although MI suffered a 20-run defeat, the former MI skipper hit a brilliant century.

Chasing down the target of 207 runs, Mumbai Indians replied with 186/6 in 20 overs. Apart from the former MI skipper Rohit Sharma, only his opening partner Ishan Kishan (23) and Tilak Varma (31) reached the 20-run mark in that chase.


After completing his fifty runs in 30 balls, Rohit took 61 balls to reach his triple-figure score. At the end of that innings, the MI right-handed opening batter scored 105 not out in 63 balls with the help of 11 fours and five sixes.

Article Contents:

  • 2nd IPL century
  • 6th T20 century as an opener
  • Total T20 centuries
  • 3rd slowest T20 century
  • 2nd T20 century in a losing cause
  • 1st unsuccessful IPL run-chase as a not-out batter
Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: X)
Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: X)

Rohit Sharma hit his second IPL century  

  • During the IPL 2012 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Kolkata, the no.3 Mumbai Indians’ batter, Rohit Sharma, scored his first IPL century with 109 not out in 60 balls. His latest IPL century against CSK was his second century in IPL career.

Rohit Sharma recorded his sixth T20 century as an opener  

  • It was Rohit’s sixth T20 hundred as an opening batter. However, it was his first IPL century as an opening batter. The right-handed Indian cricketer became the 12th player to hit at least six T20 centuries as an opener.

How many T20 centuries were hit by Rohit Sharma?  

Rohit Sharma for Team India (Image Credit: X)
Rohit Sharma for Team India (Image Credit: X)

  • Rohit Sharma has hit eight T20 centuries. Apart from five T20I centuries for India and two IPL hundreds for Mumbai Indians, Rohit has also recorded one T20 century for his domestic team, Mumbai, against Gujarat in 2007.
  • After Virat Kohli, who has recorded nine T20 centuries, Rohit became the second Indian to hit eight centuries in T20 cricket.
Virat Kohli (Image Credit: X)
Virat Kohli (Image Credit: X)

  • Rohit became the seventh overall cricketer to hit at least eight T20 centuries.

Most T20 centuries


Number of centuries

Chris Gayle


Babar Azam


Virat Kohli


Michael Klinger


David Warner


Aaron Finch


Rohit Sharma



Rohit Sharma recorded his third-slowest T20 century  

  • Rohit completed his eighth T20 hundred in 61 balls. It was his third slowest T20 century but the slowest hundred in his IPL career.

Rohit Sharma’s slowest T20 hundreds  

Team (For)

Balls to complete 100 runs











South Africa



Mumbai Indians


Chennai Super Kings

Wankhede Stadium



Rohit Sharma’s second T20 century ended in a losing cause  

  • It was Rohit’s second T20 century that ended in a losing cause. His first T20 century ended in a losing cause during his 2015 Dharamsala T20I century against South Africa. Out of his eight T20 hundreds, his teams have won four times, lost twice, and one had a tied result (for India against Afghanistan in Bengaluru 2024) which his team won in the second Super Over.

Rohit Sharma’s first unsuccessful IPL run-chase as a not-out batter (Credit: ESPNcricinfo Sampath Bandarupalli)  

  • It was the first unsuccessful run-chase in Rohit’s IPL career, where he finished as a not-out batter. Previously, he was unbeaten in 18 IPL successful run-chases.

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