The Indian team’s captain, Rohit Sharma, returned to the pitch against England after more than three months away. Rohit was forced to miss the fifth and final Test of the series against England at Edgbaston because of a Covid-19 infection. Without Rohit, Jasprit Bumrah was the team’s captain as India faced a seven-wicket defeat and a 2-2 draw.

After making a return, Rohit had a promising start for the Indian team until being dismissed after 24 off 14 pitches. During his brief stint in the middle, Rohit smashed five fours and set an amazing record on route to his 24. As soon as he scored 13 in his innings, the Indian captain eclipsed Virat Kohli, the former captain of India, making an incredible achievement.

Kohli was the T20 Internationals captain who accumulated 1000 runs the fastest till October 2021. Pakistan’s Babar Azam broke it; while Kohli had done it in 30 innings, Babar achieved it in 24.

On Thursday, Rohit passed Kohli by amassing 1000 runs, breaking the previous Indian record, in his 29th innings as captain. In actuality, Rohit is the second-fastest captain in the annals of international cricket.

It was also India’s 13th consecutive triumph in the shortest format under Rohit Sharma, who is the only T20I skipper to have never lost one.

After Kohli resigned from his role before the 2017 T20 World Cup, Rohit was appointed India’s permanent T20I captain in November. The Indian opening eventually established itself as the dominant one in both game types. After sitting out the first T20I of the series, Kohli will be back in the squad for the second game at Edgbaston along with members of the first team Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah.

India won the opening T20 game of the series by 50 runs as a result of Hardik Pandya’s all-around performance. The Baroda all-rounder led India’s aggressive batting attempt and assisted the visitors in reaching 198 with a 33-ball 51. England’s innings were dismissed for 148 after 19.3 overs in reply. Hardik had exceptional 4/33 stats.

“Ball 1 had a fantastic performance.” The hitters have shown purpose, “added Rohit, who accomplished the uncommon achievement of winning 13 straight T20I matches. “Hardik did a great job getting ready for the IPL. He wanted to become better at bowling. He immediately joined the game and was praised for his versatility.