port of Spain. In the third T20 International match played against the West Indies, a special achievement has been added in the name of Captain Rohit Sharma. In fact, before being retired hurt, he played an innings of 11 runs in five balls with the help of a four and a six. Sharma hit a six against Caribbean fast bowler Alzarri Joseph, becoming the first batsman for the country to hit most sixes as a captain in T20 International cricket.
Before Rohit Sharma, this special record was recorded in the name of former captain and current batting pillar Virat Kohli. Kohli has hit 59 sixes as a captain in T20 International cricket for Team India. At the same time, after yesterday’s match, Rohit Sharma’s name has become 60 sixes as a captain in T20 International cricket.
Let us tell you that Sharma has scored 3454 runs in 123 innings at an average of 32.28 while playing 131 matches in T20 cricket for the country. During this, his bat has scored four centuries and 27 half-centuries. Not only this, ‘Hitman’ Sharma has also hit a total of 160 sixes and 311 fours during this period. Sharma’s personal best batting performance in T20 cricket is 118 runs.
Apart from this, he is currently the third batsman to hit most sixes in international cricket. Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle holds the record for hitting most sixes in international cricket. He has hit the most number of sixes in international cricket with 553 sixes. After this the name of former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi comes. Afridi has hit 476 sixes. After these two players, the name of Rohit Sharma comes in third place. He has hit 474 sixes.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 03, 2022, 11:48 IST