Fans bow to Rohit Sharma after Indian captain’s jaw-dropping knock against Australia at T20 World Cup 2024

Jun 24, 2024

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Indian captain Rohit Sharma delivered a vintage performance in the high-stakes Super 8 match against Australia at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 on Monday. Sharma set the stage ablaze in St Lucia, making a formidable Australian bowling attack look ordinary. Facing top bowlers like Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood, Rohit smashed eight sixes and seven fours to amass 92 runs off just 41 balls, achieving a remarkable strike rate of 224.39.

Record-breaking feats

In addition to his explosive innings, Rohit set two new world records:

First Player to Hit Over 200 Sixes in T20Is: Rohit became the first player in history to cross the 200-sixes mark in T20 Internationals.
Most Sixes Against a Single Opponent in All International Cricket: He now holds the record for the most sixes hit against an opponent across all formats.
Further, Rohit also reclaimed his position as the highest run-scorer in T20I cricket, amassing 4,165 runs, surpassing Babar Azam (4,145) and Virat Kohli (4,103).

Spectacular praise

Though he fell short of a century, Rohit’s extraordinary innings drew widespread acclaim. Both fans and fellow cricketers took to social media to express their admiration for the captain’s phenomenal performance.

Also READ: T20 World Cup 2024: Fans mercilessly roast Virat Kohli for his flop show with the bat in AUS vs IND game

Here is how fans reacted:

Such a shame but take a bow Ro👏👏
Milestones don’t matter anymore and that’s the take away👌👌 #T20WorldCup

— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) June 24, 2024

Great innings by our one and only hitman !! @ImRo45 deserved a 💯 . nonetheless puts india in a commanding position to set up a big score !!! #indiavsaus #ICCT20WC

— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 24, 2024

Form is temporary, class is permanent. Commendable knock by Hitman 🤩🏏#RohitSharma #INDvAUS #T20WorldCup

— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) June 24, 2024

World Cup final pay back from @ImRo45 .. Love watching him .. #T20WorldCup

— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 24, 2024

BREAKING: Aussies getting regally spanked by Rohit Sharma. Glorious to watch. #T20WorldCup

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 24, 2024

What is Rohit Sharma’s greatest quality?Sure, there is that ability to play the big shots effortlessly, but above all, what I really admire is his selflessness as top order batter & leader 🙏🙏🙏

— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) June 24, 2024

What an innings that was, Rohit a true champion of big occasions. #INDvAUS #T20WorldCup

— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) June 24, 2024

Rohit Sharma mindset this game #INDvAUS #T20WC pic.twitter.com/BAKar0QIKv

— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) June 24, 2024

Rohit Sharma in revenge mode today against Australia. pic.twitter.com/eqBMM5UckG

— EngiNerd. (@mainbhiengineer) June 24, 2024

Rishabh Pant watching Rohit Sharma’s batting pic.twitter.com/YRtZX0dsiu

— Sagar (@sagarcasm) June 24, 2024

Made the bowlers dance to 𝐑𝐨-Hit tunes! 🎵

What a knock, Hitman! 👏🏻💙
🎥: @ImRo45#RohitSharma #INDvAUS #T20WorldCup pic.twitter.com/cVxLcYsmO7

— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) June 24, 2024

What joy to see an innings like that from Rohit Sharma. He said he wants his team to play a certain kind of cricket and he has led by example.

— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) June 24, 2024

ROHIT SHARMA HAS THE 2ND HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORE BY AN INDIAN IN MEN’S T20I WORLD CUP HISTORY 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/8gckVk7eRc

— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) June 24, 2024

Take a bow Rohit Sharma 🫡 What a tremendous knock 🔥👏#RohitSharma #cricket #AUSvIND #T20WorldCup2024 #CricketTwitter pic.twitter.com/aa4p0Vt7PA

— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) June 24, 2024

“𝐌𝐚𝐢 𝐘𝐮𝐯𝐢 𝐩𝐚𝐚 𝐤𝐚 𝐛𝐨𝐡𝐨𝐭 𝐛𝐚𝐝𝐚 𝐟𝐚𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐚🤩” – Rohit Sharma

Pasand aap dono ki same hai Rohit bhai 😉 pic.twitter.com/6SZiGIs1DA

— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) June 24, 2024

Captain’s knock from Rohit Sharma – was a joy to watch him in full flow #T20WorldCup #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/hsZtQpCgAY

— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) June 24, 2024

𝗔𝗧𝗧𝗔𝗖𝗞-𝗔𝗧𝗧𝗔𝗖𝗞-𝗔𝗧𝗧𝗔𝗖𝗞, 𝕆𝕚 𝕆𝕚 𝕆𝕚#T20WorldCup #AUSvIND | @ImRo45 pic.twitter.com/rtp1LZ8Ugo

— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) June 24, 2024

Is this a dream? Don’t wake me up even if it is!
Rohit Sharma 👏👏👏#IndvsAus #T20WorldCup

— Vikrant Gupta (@vikrantgupta73) June 24, 2024

When as a teenager Rohit Sharma was effortlessly tonking the ball deep in the stands of the Wankhede stadium, coach Vasu Paranjape said ” have you observed even crows and pigeons have vanished”.

— Makarand Waingankar (@wmakarand) June 24, 2024

Rise up wherever you are for this #RohitSharma knock. This is the best inning of this World Cup. It’s worth more than any 100.
And most importantly, what a selfless inning.
Kudos @ImRo45 🔥😍👏#INDvsAUS#AUSvsIND

— Ridhima Pathak (@PathakRidhima) June 24, 2024

For every setback, there is always a ROaring comeback! 👏🏼🇮🇳 #Whistle4Blue #T20WorldCup #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/R6G6SdRyts

— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) June 24, 2024

Aaj se Australia ke bacche bolenge Rohit Sharma ke bat mei spring thi. pic.twitter.com/GBqU5KYY6i

— Sand-d Singh (@Sand_In_Deed) June 24, 2024

Also READ: BCCI unveils Team India’s T20I squad for the Zimbabwe tour; Shubman Gill to lead

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