The Indian team has started the New Zealand tour with a win. In Auckland, India defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets to advance the campaign to victory abroad. Lokesh Rahul 56, Shreyas Iyer 58 and Virat Kohli scored 45 runs in this match. While Rohit Sharma could only score 7 runs.
Rohit was dismissed for 7 runs in the first T20. But in the upcoming matches, Rohit will have a chance to make 2 big records. Significantly, the second match of the series will be played in Auckland on 26 January.
2 big records on Rohit's target
Rohit Sharma has scored 13896 runs in 367 innings of 361 international matches. Now he needs 104 more to become 14 Hazari. Rohit will be the eighth Indian batsman to do so. Sachin Tendulkar tops the list of highest international runs, scoring 34357 runs. Apart from Sachin, the batsmen who have completed 14 thousand international runs include Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag and Mohammad Azharuddin.
Apart from this, Rohit Sharma has scored 9944 runs in 217 innings of 219 matches at an average of 50.47. Now he needs 56 more to become 10 opener as opener. If Rohit is able to score 56 runs, then he will become the fourth Indian to complete 10,000 runs as an opener. Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar are present in this list.