Asia Cup: Rohit and Rahul now have a total of 14 fifty-plus stands in T20Is.© AFP
Team India openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul now have the most 50-plus partnerships in the history of T20Is. India’s dynamic duo accomplished this landmark during the blockbuster Asia Cup Super-4 clash against Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. The duo added 54-runs in 31 balls before Rohit Sharma was dismissed (28 off 16 balls) by Haris Rauf.
Rohit and Rahul now have a total of 14 fifty-plus stands in T20I cricket, most in the history of the shortest of format. Nine of these stands are fifty-run stands while five are hundred-run stands.
They are followed by the Irish duo of Kevin O’Brien and Paul Stirling, who have a total of 13 such partnerships, with three being 100-run stands and 10 ten being fifty-run stands.
New Zealand duo of Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson comes next with 12 fifty-plus stands, with four of them being hundred run stands.
The Pakistan duo of Babar Azam and Mohammed Rizwan is at the fourth place with 11 fifty-plus stands, with six of them being hundred run stands.
Coming to the match, Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first.
India’s innings is currently in progress.
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