Rohit Sharma Becomes Seventh Player to Score 10000 Runs in T20
Mumbai Indians have lost for the fifth time in a row in the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Team captain Rohit Sharma touched the milestone of 10000 runs in his T20 career and becomes the only seventh batsman to score 10,000 runs.
Before taking to the field against the Punjab Kings at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, Rohit Sharma was 25 runs away from 10,000 runs. The cricketer scored 26 runs against Punjab Kings in this match.
He touched the milestone of 10,000 runs by relying on these 26 runs. Rohit Sharma is the second Indian cricketer to achieve this feat. Virat Kohli (10,379) became the first Indian cricketer to score 10,000 runs.
Chris Gayle is the founder of the 10,000 run club in T20. He became the first cricketer to score 10,000 runs in T20. The Caribbean is also the highest run scorer in T20 (14,562).
Rohit Sharma has played 365 matches to touch the 10,000 runs milestone of his career. At that time, 6 centuries and 69 half centuries came from his bat. Carrier’s strike rate is 133.64.
He has scored 3,313 runs out of 10,003 runs in his T20 career in international cricket. And the rest of the runs came from the domestic T20. Rohit has scored 5,619 runs in 217 matches in his IPL career. He is the third highest run-getter in IPL history. Only Shikhar Dhawan (5961) and Virat Kohli (6390) are above him.