Rohit Sharma smashed MS Dhoni’s record of most T20I wins in a calendar year. It was India’s 16th win in 21 matches in 2022 under the captaincy of Rohit after taking over from Virat Kohli last year.
Rohit Sharma and Team India recorded their third consecutive T20I win after losing the first match of the three-game series against Australia. India not only won the Australia series 2-1 on Sunday but have now gone 1-0 up in the three-match series against South Africa as well.
Skipper Rohit is going from strength to strength as he went past another huge record set by former captain MS Dhoni.
On Sunday (September 25), Rohit Sharma had become the second most successful Indian captain in T20I cricket behind Virat Kohli. After Wednesday (September 28) win,
Rohit smashed Dhoni’s record of most T20I wins in a calendar year. It was India’s 16th win in 21 matches in 2022 under the captaincy of Rohit after taking over from Kohli last year.
Rohit started 2022 by securing eight consecutive wins, three each against the West Indies and Sri Lanka in February and two against England in July. And then he won three out of the four matches against the West Indies in the Caribbean.
Rohit had won every series he had played in as Indian captain, whether bilateral, triangular, or multination. But his record was ended when India failed to deliver in the Asia Cup 2022.
Indian Captains With Most Wins in a Year 31 - Virat Kohli (2017) 31 - Virat Kohli (2019) 24 - Azharuddin (1998) 23- Rohit Sharma (2022)23-Sourav Ganguly 200223 - MS Dhoni (2008) Even After T20WC, 14 matches Left for India in 2022, Rohit had a Big chance to Top this List
Rohit has now set his sight on Kohli’s record for most wins (in all formats) in a calendar year. Kohli holds the record for 31 wins in 2017 and 2019 while Rohit currently sits at 23 victories in 2022.