Thursday, March 30, 2023

Rohit Sharma turns into quickest batter to hit 500 sixes in worldwide cricket, second after Gayle

India captain Rohit Sharma develop into the second batter on the planet and the primary Indian to hit 500 sixes in worldwide cricket in the course of the second ODI in opposition to Bangladesh in Mirpur on Wednesday.

Rohit reached the feat in his 428th match to surpass West Indies legend Chris Gayle who reached the mark in his 447th worldwide match and was the primary batter to cross the mark.

Rohit walked out to bat no. 9 in India’s 272-run chase after struggling a thumb harm in the course of the first innings. Rohit smashed his five hundredth six within the forty ninth over off Mahmudullah over deep mid-wicket and adopted up with one other most within the over.

Rohit, who made his worldwide debut in 2007, can also be the main six-hitter within the T20I format and is the fourth-leading six-hitter in ODI cricket behind Gayle, Shahid Afridi and Sanath Jayasuriya.

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