Indian openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul hammered West Indies bowlers to help their side get off to a scintillating start in the third and final T20I at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Rohit was first to cross the fifty-run mark and then Rahul followed the suit. Rohit reached the milestone in 23 balls while Rahul achieved it in 29 balls. India Vs West Indies, Live Cricket Score 3rd T20I Match.
Rohit, earlier in the innings, surpassed captain Virat Kohli to become the leading run-scorer in T20Is. Rohit also becomes the first Indian batsman to complete 400 international sixes. He is now third on the list behind West Indies’ Chris Gayle and former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi. Rohit Sharma Overtakes Virat Kohli as Leading Run-Scorer in T20Is During India vs West Indies 3rd T20I in Mumbai.
Meanwhile, this is the 19th half-century in T20Is for Rohit while Rahul now has eight fifties. Wankhede Stadium is a happy hunting ground for Rohit as it is home ground. He is also the captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians, which is based at the Wankhede Stadium. Rohit Sharma Becomes First Indian Batsman to Complete 400 Sixes in International Cricket, Reaches Milestone During India vs West Indies 3rd T20I 2019.
The three-match T20I series between India and West Indie sis currently tied at one each and the game being played at the Wankhede Stadium is the series decider. Men in Blue won the series opener by chasing down record 208. And then Windies made a comeback in the series by winning the second T20I by eight wickets.