In the second Twenty20 International between India and South Africa on Sunday, Indian captain Rohit Sharma broke a number of records. Team India under Rohit has defeated the Proteas at home for the first time in a T20I series.

At the 2nd T20I at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium on Sunday, Team India’s captain Rohit Sharma led his team to another series victory over Temba Bavuma’s South Africa. Team India, headed by Rohit, defeated the Proteas by 16 runs in the high-scoring match to grab a commanding 2-0 series lead.

India defeated South Africa at home to win its first T20I bilateral series ever under the captaincy of Rohit. Rohit became the first Indian captain to defeat the Proteas at home in a T20I series. To seal a historic 3-0 series whitewash in Indore, Rohit-led Team India will look to defeat the Proteas once more.

India was defeated by the Proteas in a T20I match in 2015, and two bilateral series between the two teams were scheduled for 2019 and 2022. Former India captain MS Dhoni led his team to a series loss in 2015, while ex-India captain Virat Kohli led the Asian heavyweights to a 1-1 tie in 2019. When the two teams previously faced off in a T20I series earlier this year, India’s acting captain Rishabh Pant led the hosts to a 2-2 tie.

Additionally, Indian captain, Rohit has led the Asian giants to the most consecutive victories in bilateral series. India has won 10 series under Rohit’s leadership. India has won matches against teams like New Zealand, the West Indies, Sri Lanka, England, and Australia with Rohit at the helm.

In the game’s shortest format, Rohit made his 400th appearance on Friday. The First Indian player to appear in 400 T20 games is the seasoned opener. For India in the shortest format, Rohit has accumulated 540 runs in 22 games at an average of 27.00 during his successful 2022 season as captain. The First Indian skipper to accumulate 500 T20I runs in a year is the 34-year-old.