Sportskeeda – Stats: Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to be involved in three 150+ stands in Sharma crossed 10,000 international runs during the first T20I against IrelandOn the back of a massive opening partnership between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, India posted a massive total and ended up with a convincing victory over Ireland to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match T20I series.

Summary

  • Stats: Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to be involved in three 150+ stands in Sharma crossed 10,000 international runs during the first T20I against IrelandOn the back of a massive opening partnership between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, India posted a massive total and ended up with a convincing victory over Ireland to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match T20I series.
  • Rohit and Dhawan put on 160 for the opening wicket, which was also the second-highest partnership for India in T20Is and helped the visitors put on 208/5 in their 100th T20I.
  • 1 – Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan become the first pair to put up two 150+ stands in T20Is.
  • Rohit is also the first batsman to be involved in three 150+ stands in T20Is (two with Dhawan and one with KL Rahul)1 – This was the first that The Village, Malahide’s Cricket Ground, has hosted a T20I between two Test-playing nations.
  • 13 – The partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma was India’s 13th century partnership in T20Is and the seventh that Rohit has been involved in.


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