India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma slams fastest T20 century off 35 balls, clinches win for India

Sharma is also the second Indian batsman to score 1,500 runs in the T20 format. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 22, 2017, 02.36 PM (IST)

Once again, Rohit Sharma has proved his mettle.

The 30-year-old right-handed batsman scored a magnificent century in just 35 balls slamming the fastest century in the history international cricket and sealing India's victory in the second T20 against Sri Lanka.

Sharma equalled the fastest century in T20, a record previously achieved by South African cricketer David Miller.

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Sharma is also the second Indian batsman to score 1,500 runs in the T20 format. 

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Stand-in captain, Rohit Sharma, made headlines earlier for scoring a double century, his third double ton in ODIs, against Sri Lanka in Mohali. 

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Rohit scored his first ODI double ton against Australia back in November 2013.

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Twitter didn't even blink an eye to congratulate Sharma on his magnificent feat. 

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India beat Sri Lanka by 88 runs, taking an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three match series.