Rohit Sharma: Hitman Rohit Sharma broke the record of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s sixes in the ongoing ODI series against New Zealand. With this, Team India became the new Sixer King.
IND Vs NZ: The three-match ODI series between India and New Zealand began on January 18. The first match between the two teams is being held at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad. Team India skipper Rohit Sharma, who looked at former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s records in this series. He became the batsman who hit the most sixes in ODIs while playing in India.
Rohit eyes on Dhoni’s record..
Indian team captain and star batsman Rohit Sharma created a huge record in the ODI series against New Zealand. Rohit holds the record for most sixes while playing for India in this series. Rohit has broken the record of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Before the Hyderabad ODI, Rohit and Mahendra Singh Dhoni hit 123 sixes on Indian soil in this format. It is known that Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket. And today in Hyderabad, Hitman hit a huge six in the 5th over.. He became the new sixer king on behalf of India.
124 sixes in 74 innings.
35-year-old Rohit Sharma owns this record in just 74 innings played in India. Indian captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday surpassed former captain MS Dhoni’s all-time record for most sixes in ODIs in India during the match against New Zealand. Rohit played 238 matches and hit 125 sixes. He bowled two more than Dhoni. Sachin Tendulkar is third with 71 sixes from his bat while Yuvraj Singh is fourth in this list. Currently, Rohit has scored more than 10,000 runs in ODIs with 29 centuries.