5 key records that can be broken during IND vs AFG T20I series ft. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

Excitement brews as India faces Afghanistan in their inaugural T20 bilateral series, featuring the return of stalwarts Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.

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Excitement brews as India faces Afghanistan in their inaugural T20 bilateral series, featuring the return of stalwarts Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Notable absentees include KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, and stand-in skippers Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav due to injuries.

India rests key players like Bumrah, Siraj, and Jadeja, gearing up for a five-match Test series. Afghanistan fields a formidable squad, with Rashid Khan's participation uncertain post-surgery. As the stage is set, we delve into the anticipation, spotlighting key records that may shatter in this historic clash between India and Afghanistan.

  1. Run machine Rohit Sharma:Rohit Sharma

As India's skipper, Rohit Sharma, eyes a triumphant return to T20Is after last playing in November 2022, a significant milestone beckons. The prolific batsman, who stands as the second-highest T20I run scorer, aims to join Virat Kohli in the elite 4000-run club. Currently, with 3853 runs at an average of 31.32, Rohit is a mere 147 runs away from this landmark.

Additionally, he inches closer to 1500 runs at home, needing 89 more to achieve this feat. The upcoming series presents a compelling opportunity for Rohit Sharma to etch his name further in the T20I record books.

  1. Virat Kohli is set to break another record:Virat Kohli

Cricket maestro Virat Kohli stands on the brink of history as he eyes the monumental feat of becoming the first Indian to cross the 12,000-run mark in the 20-over format. With an impressive tally of 11,965 runs at an average of 41.40, the 35-year-old maestro is set to join the elite club alongside Chris Gayle, Shoaib Malik, and Kieron Pollard.

However, Kohli's absence in the first game of the upcoming series adds suspense to the chase for this significant milestone, leaving fans eager to witness the iconic moment when he achieves cricket immortality.

  1. Major boundary records (Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma):Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

In the upcoming series, cricket enthusiasts can anticipate boundary records tumbling as veterans like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli eye significant milestones. Rohit, on the cusp of 1000 T20 career fours, is set to become only the third Indian to achieve this feat. Additionally, he aims to surpass 350 T20I fours too. Meanwhile, Hazratullah Zadran, with 94 sixes in Asia, eyes the century mark.

Virat Kohli, nearing 300 international sixes, needs just six more to reach the milestone. Kohli also aims for 250 T20I fours in Asia and a total of 150 fours at home. Mohammad Nabi and Zadran target the 100-six milestone for Afghanistan in T20Is. The series promises a spectacle of boundary-breaking performances.

  1. Axar Patel to break major records:Axar Patel

As India gears up for the upcoming series, left-arm spin maestro Axar Patel stands on the cusp of T20I history, poised to join the elite club of Indian spinners with 50-plus wickets. With an impressive record of 45 wickets at an average of 13.81, Axar aims to make a mark as the fifth Indian spinner to achieve this milestone.

Additionally, he sees the broader achievement of reaching 200 T20 wickets, currently standing just four shy. With an overall average of 28.32, Axar Patel's spin mastery promises to play a pivotal role in potentially rewriting records in the upcoming series.

  1. Rohit Sharma is set to surpass Virat Kohli: Rohit Sharma

With 1527 runs in 51 T20 matches as India's captain, Rohit Sharma is on the brink of rewriting history by surpassing Virat Kohli's 1570-run record from 50 matches. Currently averaging 32.48, Rohit's consistent captaincy performances present a compelling opportunity to become India's highest-scoring captain in the 20-over format.

As the upcoming series unfolds, all eyes will be on Rohit Sharma, anticipating each run that could propel him to the top, cementing his place as the most prolific captain in T20 internationals for India.

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