Rohit Sharma Record: Hitman Create A New Record For Mumbai Indians In Ipl 2024

Rohit Sharma Record

Mumbai Indians will play against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday (February 27). This match is being organized at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad. Former team captain Rohit Sharma set a new record before Mumbai's first XI was announced at the start of the match. What is that record? Let's take a look.

It can be undoubtedly said that Rohit Sharma is one of the legendary cricketers of Mumbai Indians. He left Deccan Chargers and joined Mumbai Indians in the 2011 mega auction. In the middle of 2013, Mumbai Indians announced him as the captain. He led the team till 2023. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians have won the IPL tournament title five times (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020).

As the first captain of Mumbai Indians...

Rohit Sharma became the first cricketer of Mumbai Indians to play 200 IPL matches. He set this record in Mumbai's second match of the current season. Also scored the most runs (5,084 runs in 199 matches) for Mumbai Indians.

In this context, let us inform you that the hitman has gained the experience of playing 200 or more matches for a certain team as the third cricketer in the IPL tournament. Only Rohit Sharma achieved this feat after Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Kohli has played 239 matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mahendra Singh Dhoni has played 221 matches for Chennai Super Kings.

Rohit Sharma has played 209 matches with this in IPL history. He is 2 matches behind Kieron Pollard (211). Kieron Pollard has played 189 matches for Mumbai Indians.

Now let's talk about Wednesday's match. Mumbai captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and decided to field first. In this match, he has once again come under severe criticism from the audience. Kawana Mafaka made his debut for Mumbai Indians in this match.

Pat Cummins made two changes to his team. Travis Head replaces Marco Jensen and Unadkat replaces Natarajan in the starting XI.

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