Rohit Sharma now has most sixes in T20Is© AFP
India skipper Rohit Sharma now has probably the most sixes within the historical past of T20I cricket. The attacking batter completed this feat throughout his facet’s second T20I towards Australia in Nagpur on Friday. Rohit Sharma hit a pleasant unbeaten 46 of 20 balls within the match, serving to the Males in Blue attain the 91-run goal in a rain-truncated match decreased to eight overs per facet. His innings was embellished with 4 boundaries and 4 sixes.
Now Rohit has a complete of 176 sixes in T20I cricket. In second place is New Zealand opener Martin Guptill (172). They’re adopted by West Indies legend Chris Gayle (124), former England skipper Eoin Morgan (120) and Australian veteran Aaron Finch (119).
Rohit has scored 3,677 runs in 138 matches throughout 130 innings in T20I cricket, with 4 centuries and 28 half-centuries at a median of 32.53. Out of those 3,677 runs, 1,056 runs have come utilizing sixes. Which means, 28.71 per cent of Rohit’s runs have been made by sending the ball into the skies.
Coming to the match, it was decreased to eight overs per facet attributable to rain. India opted to bowl first after successful the toss. Australia posted 90/5 of their eight overs. Knocks from Aaron Finch (31 off 15 balls) and Matthew Wade (43* off 20) helped Australia put up a difficult complete on the board.
Chasing 91, Staff India was off to a terrific begin, posting 39 in simply 2.5 overs earlier than KL Rahul was dismissed for 10 off 5 balls. Spinner Adam Zampa helped Australia make a short comeback, trapping Virat Kohli (11 off 6 balls) and Suryakumar Yadav (golden duck) shortly, decreasing India to 55/3 in 4.3 overs.
However it was opener Rohit Sharma (46* off 20 balls), who stored one finish regular and his companion Dinesh Karthik (10* off 2 balls) completed off issues in type with a six and 4 within the first two balls of ultimate over. India completed at 92/4 in 7.2 overs.
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