Rohit Sharma blasted the joint-fastest century in T20 Internationals thrashed Sri Lanka by 88 runs to seal the series 2-0.
Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma on Friday equalled David Miller’s record for the fastest century in the shortest format of the game. He scored a 35-ball century against Sri Lanka in the second T20 international in Indore.
Rohit hit eight sixes and 11 fours to reach the landmark as he and his opening partner KL Rahul toyed with hapless Sri Lanka attack.
Rohit eventually got out on 118 off 43 balls, which included 10 sixes and 12 fours. He added a record 165 runs for the opening wicket with Rahul.
Rohit was on the money right from the start, hitting Angelo Mathews for two fours in the very first over of the match. Soon he got stuck into Akila Dananjaya, getting two fours and a six in his very first over.
There was no stopping after that as Asela Gunaratne bore the brunt of his onslaught,going for 20 runs in an over.
KL Rahul gave him good company and quietly moved into 40s. The two having put 117 runs in the first 10 overs. Rohit went on the charge after going past 100, hammering Thisara Perera for four consecutive sixes. Rohit then continued his big-hitting spree but he fell for 118 off 43 balls. A total of 108 runs came only in boundaries and it summed up his class.