- Rohit Sharma made a new record
- Rohit leaves Shahid Afridi behind
- Rohit scored 33 runs in the fourth T20 against West Indies
Rohit Sharma Sixes: Rohit Sharma scored 33 runs in 16 balls in the fourth T20 of the series against West Indies. In this innings, he also hit 3 sixes with 2 fours. The third six of the innings took him to a new level. With this six, he left behind former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi. He came second in terms of hitting sixes in international cricket.
Rohit Sharma overtakes Shahid Afridi in hitting sixes
In international cricket, the number of sixes by Indian captain Rohit Sharma has exceeded that of Shahid Afridi. He made this record in the fourth T20 match of the series against the Windies in Florida, USA. Rohit now has 477 sixes in international cricket. He crossed Shahid Afridi’s figure of 476 six by putting the third six of the innings against the Windies. There is now only one batsman above Rohit in the list of most sixes. Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle is at number one. He has hit the most number of sixes in international cricket with 553 sixes. Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is at number four in this list. McCullum has hit a total of 398 sixes in international cricket. At the same time, his compatriot Martin Guptill is at number five. Guptill has hit a total of 379 sixes.
Batsmen with most sixes in International Cricket
- Chris Gayle – 553 sixes
- Rohit Sharma – 477 Six
- Shahid Afridi – 476 Six
- Brandon McCallum – 398 Six
- Martin Guptill – 379 Six
How many sixes in which format of Rohit?
Rohit Sharma has hit the least number of sixes in Test cricket. He has hit 64 sixes in the biggest format 45 matches and he is at number 23 in terms of hitting sixes in Test format. In the ODI format, Rohit has hit 250 sixes in 233 matches and is at number four in this format. At the same time, in T20 International, Rohit has hit 163 sixes in 132 matches and he is at number two in this format.
Rohit Sharma sixes
- Test – 64 Six
- ODI – 250 sixes
- T20I – 163 Sixes
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