RG Sharma’s distinctions in Twenty20 Internationals

RG Sharma became the highest run getter in the history of Twenty20 internationals.  His run aggregate at the end of the second T20I against New Zealand at Auckland read 2288. He went past MG Guptill of New Zealand who had an aggregate of 2272 runs and owned the record for most runs in T20Is during the course of his knock of 50 at Auckland.

RG Sharma became the first batsman in the history of Twenty20 internationals to score 20 fifties.  His 50 in this game was his 16th half century and 20th fifty. He went past V Kohli who had scored 19 fifties to become the first batsman to score 20 fifties. RG Sharma’s 20 fifties are tabulated below

No Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 50* 1 v South Africa Durban 20 Sep 2007
2 52* 2 v Ireland Nottingham 10 Jun 2009
3 79* 2 v Australia Bridgetown 07 May 2010
4 53 1 v South Africa Durban 09 Jan 2011
5 55* 1 v England Col-RPS 23 Sep 2012
6 62* 2 v West Indies Dhaka 23 Mar 2014
7 56 2 v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
8 106 1 v South Africa Dharamsala 02 Oct 2015
9 60 1 v Australia Melbourne 29 Jan 2016
10 52 2 v Australia Sydney 31 Jan 2016
11 83 1 v Bangladesh Dhaka 24 Feb 2016
12 62 2 v West Indies Lauderhill 27 Aug 2016
13 80 1 v New Zealand Delhi 01 Nov 2017
14 118 1 v Sri Lanka Indore 22 Dec 2017
15 89 1 v Bangladesh Col-RPS 14 Mar 2018
16 56 2 v Bangladesh Col-RPS 18 Mar 2018
17 97 1 v Ireland Dublin-M 27 Jun 2018
18 100* 2 v England Bristol 08 Jul 2018
19 111* 1 v West Indies Lucknow 06 Nov 2018
20 50 2 v New Zealand Auckland 08 Feb 2019

RG Sharma became the third batsman to score 100 boundary sixes in the history of Twenty20 internationals. His aggregate of boundary sixes at the end of the second game at Auckland against New Zealand on 08.02.19 read 102. His second boundary six gave him 100 boundary fours. He scored four boundary sixes in this game. CH Gayle and MJ Guptil are the other batsmen to score 100 plus boundary sixes. Both the batsmen have scored 103 boundary fours.

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