In the fourth T20 match against West Indies, Indian captain Rohit Sharma played a stormy innings of 33 runs in 16 balls, which included two fours and three sixes. Rohit overtook Shahid Afridi in the matter of hitting the most sixes as soon as he hit the third six. Rohit has now recorded 477 sixes.
Rohit Sharma is considered one of the most explosive batsmen in modern day cricket. As long as the Hitman is present on the field, the hopes of the Indian fans are alive. Now Hitman is out on a new mission. The mission is to hit the most number of sixes in the history of international cricket. Looking at Rohit’s form, it seems that he can do this feat soon.
During the innings played against the Windies, Hitman also completed 16,000 runs in international cricket. Before Rohit, only six players could score 16 thousand or more runs in international cricket for India.
Chris Gayle is currently at number one in terms of most sixes
Universe boss Chris Gayle holds the record for most sixes in international cricket. Gayle has hit a total of 553 sixes in 483 matches so far. By the way, captain Rohit Sharma now has a chance to leave Chris Gayle behind in the matter of hitting sixes because Gayle has not been playing international cricket for a long time. In such a situation, Rohit has a chance to become the new Universe Boss of the world of sixes.
In the case of hitting maximum sixes in international cricket, Rohit Sharma has come at number two with 477 sixes. Boom-Boom Afridi left cricket for a year, but even today he remains at number three in international cricket with 476 sixes.
The current England coach Brendon McCullum also hit 398 sixes in his cricket career. Martin Guptill is the only player in the top 5 six hitters who are playing international cricket. However, with 379 sixes, he is currently seen far behind Rohit in the race for sixes.
India registered a big win in the fourth T20
Team India defeated West Indies by 59 runs in the fourth T20 match played in Lauderhill, Florida. With this, Team India has taken an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series.
Batting first after losing the toss, India scored 191 runs in 20 overs for the loss of five wickets. Rishabh Pant played the highest innings of 44 runs. Captain Rohit Sharma scored 33 and Sanju Samson scored 30 runs.
In reply, the Caribbean t eam wasall out for 132 runs in 19.1 overs. Captain Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell scored the highest 24-24 runs. Arshdeep Singh took the highest three wickets for India. Avesh Khan, Axar Patel and Ravi Bishnoi took two wickets each.