Men’s ODI World Cup: Rohit surpasses Gayle, becomes most six-hitting batter in International cricket

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma in a sparkling inning against Afghanistan becomes the highest six-hitting (554*) batter in International cricket, here on Wednesday.

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma in a sparkling inning against Afghanistan becomes the highest six-hitting (554*) batter in International cricket, here on Wednesday.

Rohit Sharma went on to break Chris Gayle’s record (553) for most sixes in International cricket.  West Indies powerhouse Chris Gayle had amassed a haul of 553 sixes (551 innings), which Rohit surpassed in just 473 innings.

Rohit has 295 sixes in ODIs, 77 in Tests, and 182 in T20Is.

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Rohit is also the third-leading six-hitter among Indians in Test cricket with 77 sixes, only behind Virender Sehwag (91) and MS Dhoni (78).

Earlier, Rohit Sharma equaled the record for the joint-fastest batter with David Warner to 1000 runs (19 innings)  in World Cups against Afghanistan

(IANS)

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