Rohit Sharma Surpasses Martin Guptill To Achieve Big Milestone In T20Is

Story Highlights
  • Rohit Sharma tops the list of most sixes in T20I.
  • Rohit Sharma has scored 3,677 runs in 138 matches.
  • India defeated Australia by 6 wickets.

India skipper Rohit Sharma now has the most sixes in the history of T20I cricket. The attacking batter accomplished this feat during his side’s second T20I against Australia in Nagpur on Friday. Rohit Sharma hit a sensational unbeaten 46 of 20 balls in the match, helping the Men in Blue reach the 91-run target in a rain-truncated match reduced to eight overs per side. His innings was decorated with four boundaries and four sixes.

Rohit has scored 3,677 runs in 138 matches across 130 innings in T20I cricket, with four centuries and 28 half-centuries at an average of 32.53. Out of these 3,677 runs, 1,056 runs have come using sixes. That means, 28.71 per cent of Rohit’s runs have been made by sending the ball into the skies.

Meanwhile, opting to ball after winning the toss India let Australia score a 90/5 in their eight overs in Nagpur. Chasing 91, Team India was off to a great start, posting 39 in just 2.5 overs before KL Rahul was dismissed for 10 off 5 balls.

Opener Rohit Sharma (46* off 20 balls), kept one end steady and his partner Dinesh Karthik (10* off 2 balls) finished off things in style with a six and four in the first two balls of final over. India finished at 92/4 in 7.2 overs, levelling th series.

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