New Delhi: Team India captain Rohit Sharma has broken Chris Gayle’s old record of most international sixes. He achieved this feat by hitting three sixes in his second match of the World Cup 2023 against Afghanistan. Now he has become the batsman to hit the most number of international sixes in the world. That’s why we are calling him the new Sixer King of the world. Rohit Sharma has made this world record in his 473rd innings of his 453rd international match.
Not only this, the Indian captain has made another record in his name in this innings. He has now completed his 1000 runs in the ODI World Cup. Also, they have done this jointly the fastest. In the first match, David Warner of Australia made this record in the 19th innings. Now Rohit has also completed the fastest 1000 runs in ODI World Cup in 19 innings. In this innings he also scored a brilliant and stormy half-century. He completed his half-century in 30 balls.
In this match, Afghanistan captain Hashmatullah Shahidi won the toss and decided to bat first. Playing first, the Afghan team had scored 272 runs losing 8 wickets in 50 overs. For India, Jasprit Bumrah took 4 wickets for 39 runs in 10 overs. He was the best bowler. Apart from this, vice-captain Hardik Pandya also got two successes. Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur took 1 wicket each. Captain Shahidi played the highest innings of 80 runs for the Afghan team.
Batsman who hit most sixes in international cricket
1. Rohit Sharma (India) – 555 sixes
2. Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 553 sixes
3. Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) – 476 sixes
4. Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) – 398 sixes
5. Martin Guptill (New Zealand) – 383 sixes
6. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (India) – 359 sixes
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