IND vs NZ Live: Rohit Sharma continues love-affair with Eden Gardens, smashes 26th T20I fifty to surpass Virat Kohli for most 50+ scores

IND vs NZ Live: Rohit Sharma continues love-affair with Eden Gardens, smashes 26th T20I fifty to surpass Virat Kohli for most 50+ scores
IND vs NZ Live: Rohit Sharma continues love-affair with Eden Gardens, smashes 26th T20I fifty to surpass Virat Kohli for most 50+ scores

IND vs NZ LIVE: Rohit Sharma’s Eden Gardens love story – Indian captain Rohit Sharma continues his love affair with the Eden Gardens with yet another stunning innings at the venue on Sunday. The Hit-Man has been near unstoppable at the venue, celebrating some of his fine moments over the years in Kolkata. Rohit scored a fine fifty against New Zealand in the third T20I, to take his tally at the venue in T20s over 500 runs.

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IND vs NZ Live: Rohit Sharma continues love-affair with Eden Gardens, smashes 26th T20I fifty to surpass Virat Kohli for most 50+ scores

Rohit Sharma scored his 26th half-century in T20Is against New Zealand, etching his name into the record books on Sunday. The Hit-Man returned to his famous hunting ground of Kolkata, and the Indian captain turned up with a fine innings to steer his team to a good start.

Rohit Sharma was at his aggressive best in the powerplay taking the attack to the New Zealand bowlers. The Indian captain during his innings, hit his 150th six in T20Is, becoming the first batsman to do so. Sharma then went on to score his 26th T20I fifty, taking his tally of 50+ scores to 30, surpassing Virat Kohli’s record for the most in T20 internationals.

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IND vs NZ Live: Rohit Sharma continues love-affair with Eden Gardens, smashes 26th T20I fifty to surpass Virat Kohli for most 50+ scores

The latest achievements add to a long list of honours for Rohit Sharma at Eden Gardens. Sharma scored his first IPL hundred at the venue, while winning two IPL titles at the venue. The Hit-Man scored 177 on his Test Debut in Kolkata, while scored a world record 264 at the same venue a year later.