Rohit Sharma breaks Shahid Afridi’s Record
Rohit Sharma is known as one of the most effortless six hitters in world cricket. It’s the reason he is regarded as ‘Hitman’. In the 4th T20 clash between India and West Indies, Captain Rohit Sharma accomplished another feat in six hitting list.
West Indies after winning the toss, invited India to bat first. Captain Rohit provided a terrific start by helping India in crossing 50-run-mark inside 5 overs. He smacked 33 runs off 16 deliveries with the help of 3 sixes. Rohit Sharma completed his 163th six in T20I cricket and also became the second highest six hitter in International cricket
Rohit has now 477 sixes to his name in international cricket and he surpassed Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi who has hit 476 sixes. Caribbean opener and Universe Boss Chris Gayle is at the top in the list scoring 553 runs.
Most sixes in International Cricket
Chris Gayle 553
Rohit Sharma 477
Shahid Afridi 476
Brendon McCullum 398
Martin Guptill 379
Talking about the match, India set the target of 191 for the hosts. Rohit Sharma (33), Rishabh Pant (44), Samson (30)* and Axar Patel (20)* aided India in setting a mammoth total. India must be looking to defend the target to seal the series.