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Abhishek Sharma smashes sixes & records on his way to maiden T20I hundred against Zimbabwe

Abhishek Sharma smashes sixes & records on his way to maiden T20I hundred against Zimbabwe

Abhishek Sharma was added to the India squad for the Zimbabwe series after his outstanding performance in the IPL 2024.

Abhishek Sharma has emerged as the new T20I sensation for India. In just his second match in international cricket, the left-handed batter scored a hundred in the India vs Zimbabwe T20I series at Harare Sports Club. Abhishek announced his arrival to the team by shattering records.

Fewest innings by Indians to maiden T20I century

In just two innings, Abhishek Sharma has etched his name in the list of centuroins. The Indian Premier League (IPL) star scored a ton in just 46 balls. The batter was immensly criticed by fans after his first innings duck.

2 – ABHISHEK SHARMA
3 – Deepak Hooda
4 – KL Rahul
6 – Yashasvi Jaiswal
6 – Shubman Gill

Fastest T20I Century for India

35b – Rohit v SL (2017)
45b – Suryakumar v SL (2023)
46b – Rahul v WI (2016)
46b – Abhishek v ZIM (2024)

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Most Sixes in a T20I Innings for India

10 – Rohit v 🇱🇰, 2017
9 – Suryakumar v 🇱🇰, 2023
8 – Rahul v 🇱🇰, 2017
8 – Suryakumar v 🇿🇦, 2023
8 – Rohit v 🇦🇫, 2024
8 – Rohit v 🇦🇺, 2024
8 – Abhishek v 🇿🇼, 2024*

Most runs scored in the last 10 overs in a T20I innings (Full member teams)

160 – IND vs ZIM, Harare, 2024*
159 – SL vs KENYA, Jo’burg, 2007
156 – AFG vs IRE, Dehradun, 2019
154 – NZ vs WI, Mount Maunganui, 2020

Highest Men’s T20I totals against Zimbabwe

234/2 (20) by India, Harare 2024*
229/2 (20) by Australia, Harare 2018
215/6 (20) by Afghanistan, Sharjah 2016
202/5 (20) by New Zealand, Hamilton 2012
200/3 (20) by Bangladesh, Mirpur 2020

Youngest Indians to hit a hundred in T20Is

21y 279d – Yashasvi Jaiswal vs NEP, 2023
23y 146d – Shubman Gill vs NZ, 2023
23y 156d – Suresh Raina vs SA, 2010
23y 307d – Abhishek Sharma vs ZIM, 2024*

Fastest 50-100 conversion in T20Is

12 balls – David Miller vs BAN, 2017
12 balls – Rohit Sharma vs SL, 2017
13 balls – Sundeep Jora vs PNG, 2024
13 balls – Abhishek Sharma vs ZIM, 2024

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