Rohit Sharma has been appointed as the new Captain of the Indian team. Virat Kohli has stepped down from the Captaincy in the shortest format and wants to reduce the workload on him. In this article, We will discuss Rohit Sharma Captaincy Record in T20I, ODI, and the IPL.
Sharma is very successful whenever he leads the team. We all know how brilliant he was in the Nidahas Trophy in Sri Lanka and for Mumbai Indians in the IPL, and he is also one of the most successful captains in the tournament.
Rohit has been very successful whenever he leads the team. His winning percentage is about 81.81 percent.
Hitman has captained the team 22 times in T20 Internationals and has won 18 games out of it. The latest feather to his cap was a thumping series win against New Zealand in November 2021.
In 2017, he led the team for the first time and registered a 3-0 series win against Sri Lanka. Talking about his individual performance, Sharma has 712 runs so far as a captain which also includes 7 half-centuries and 2 centuries.
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It is still not confirmed whether Rohit Sharma will also be a regular skipper of the ODI team, but there are news and rumors that hitman is also likely to lead the side in the one-day format as well.
So far, Rohit has captained the team in 10 games and has won 8 out of them. He first led the team in 2018 against Sri Lanka and won the 3-match ODI series against them comfortably by a margin of 2-1.
In his 10 games as a Captain, Hitman has scored one double century, a century, and 4 half-centuries and looks in great touch when he leads the team from the front.
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Rohit Sharma Captaincy Record in IPL
Rohit Sharma is Undoubtedly one of the most successful Captains in the Indian Premier League. Ever since he has taken over the Captaincy of Mumbai Indians in 2013 he has won his team 5 IPL times which is the greatest in the History of the tournament.
It is also fair to compare him with the likes of MS Dhoni as well. Rohit has captained Mumbai Indians in 129 games and has a winning percentage of 58.13 by winning 75 games and has lost 50 games and 4 games were tied.
He is currently 3rd in the list of most number of games as an IPL Captain behind MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli, who has played 140 games. Hitman is surely one of the best, if not the best, in the Indian Premier League currently.
Rohit Sharma IPL Captain record
|Matches Played as a Captain||129|
Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli Captaincy records (as of November 2021)
Both Virat and Rohit are great captains and love to lead the team from the front. Both of them have their own and unique Captaincy styles and have worked very well. As of now, Rohit Sharma has been appointed as T20I captain for the Indian team.
There is also a link-up that he is most likely to lead the side even in the ODI format. Below are the comparisons between Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli Captaincy’s record in ODI, T20, and IPL.
ODI Captaincy record
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T20I Captaincy record
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IPL Captaincy Record
|Matches Played as Captain||129|
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|Matches Played as a Captain||140|
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Who is the T20I captain of the Indian Cricket Team?
Rohit Sharma has been appointed the new T20I captain of the Indian team.
Has Virat Kohli left Captaincy from all the formats?
Virat Kohli has left T20Is and IPL Captaincy as of now. He is likely to lead the Indian team in Tests and ODIs.