Updated: Sep 4, 2022, 22:18 IST

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul amassed new world record in T20Is!!


KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma went after the bowlers from the first over and added a valuable 54 runs in 5.1 overs. 

They made a terrific start in the Super 4 game against Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2022 at the Dubai International Stadium. 

While Rohit scored 28 off 16 balls, and Rahul amassed 28 off 20 balls, laced with 2 sixes and a four. 

This was their 14th fifty-plus partnership in the shortest format of the game. They surpassed Ireland’s pair of Paul Stirling & Kevin O’Brien, who stitched 13 such partnerships.  

Most 50+ partnerships in men’s T20Is

14 – Rohit Sharma & KL Rahul

13 – Paul Stirling & Kevin O’Brien

12 – Martin Guptill & Kane Williamson

12 – Paul Stirling & Andy Balbirnie

12 – Kyle Coetzer & George Munsey

Earlier, Babar Azam invited India to bat first. Rahul and Rohit, who were battling for form, finally showed their class but were dismissed against the run of a play.