Highlights

  • Rohit Sharma has now won 16 T20Is as captain in 2022
  • MS Dhoni held the record of winning most T20I (15) in a calendar year for India

Latest news

China defends zero-Covid policy in the face of massive protests

China defends zero-Covid policy in the face of massive protests

Ukraine warns of fresh Russian airstrikes on its power grids: reports

Ukraine warns of fresh Russian airstrikes on its power grids: reports

UK woman gets bus route tattooed as gratitude for this reason

UK woman gets bus route tattooed as gratitude for this reason

Mehrauli murder: Accused Aaftab's van attacked

Mehrauli murder: Accused Aaftab's van attacked

Two Indian students from Telangana drown in US lake

Two Indian students from Telangana drown in US lake

IND vs SA: Captain Rohit Sharma surpasses MS Dhoni's massive record, tap to know

Team India took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series with the win and now shift focus to Guwahati for the second T20I, which is scheduled to take place on October 2. 

With a win on a tricky Thiruvananthapuram pitch, captain Rohit Sharma broke India's legendary captain, MS Dhoni's six-year-old record.

The 8-wicket win over South Africa in the 1st T20 International was Rohit's 16th victory as skipper in the shortest format this year, which is the most wins by an Indian captain in a calendar year in T20Is. In 2016, Dhoni had registered 15 wins.

Also read: IND vs SA: Watch! Captain Rohit Sharma signs autographs for fans after 1st T20


Meanwhile, the hard-fought victory on a tricky wicket showed how Men In Blue have been a dominant side while chasing. The win was India's 16th consecutive T20 victory at home while batting second.

Team India took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series with the win and now shift focus to Guwahati for the second T20I, which is scheduled to take place on October 2.

Up Next

IND vs SA: Captain Rohit Sharma surpasses MS Dhoni's massive record, tap to know

IND vs SA: Captain Rohit Sharma surpasses MS Dhoni's massive record, tap to know

WATCH! Ruturaj Gaikwad smashes 7 sixes and 43 runs in an over!

WATCH! Ruturaj Gaikwad smashes 7 sixes and 43 runs in an over!

IPL 2022 final sets Guinness record for largest attendance in a T20 match at the Narendra Modi Stadium

IPL 2022 final sets Guinness record for largest attendance in a T20 match at the Narendra Modi Stadium

'We support you Sanju Samson': Fans raise banners in support of cricketer at FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

'We support you Sanju Samson': Fans raise banners in support of cricketer at FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

'Victim of favouritism!': Twitter calls out BCCI after Sanju Samson faces axe for 2nd ODI

'Victim of favouritism!': Twitter calls out BCCI after Sanju Samson faces axe for 2nd ODI

IND VS NZ: 2nd ODI called off due to heavy rain in Hamilton

IND VS NZ: 2nd ODI called off due to heavy rain in Hamilton

More videos

'Wait for the right time': Anurag Thakur's befitting reply to PCB chief Ramiz Raja

'Wait for the right time': Anurag Thakur's befitting reply to PCB chief Ramiz Raja

Cricket Australia paves way for David Warner's return to captaincy

Cricket Australia paves way for David Warner's return to captaincy

Kolkata Knight Riders' full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders' full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Rajasthan Royal's full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Rajasthan Royal's full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Lucknow Super Giants' full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Lucknow Super Giants' full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Sunrisers Hyderabad's full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Sunrisers Hyderabad's full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Royal Challengers Bangalore's full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Royal Challengers Bangalore's full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Mumbai Indians full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Mumbai Indians full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Gujarat Titans full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Gujarat Titans full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Punjab Kings' full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Punjab Kings' full list of retained, released players & remaining purse ahead of IPL 2023

Editorji Technologies Pvt. Ltd. © 2022 All Rights Reserved.