Rohit Sharma now has the second most sixes in international cricket

Indian captain Rohit Sharma created another feat, of having the second most sixes in international cricket in his latest match against West Indies. The match was held in Florida. Apart from this, he also finished his 16000 international runs. he’s the seventh player to do so.

Rohit Sharma had opened the innings along with Suryakumar Yadav in the fourth T20I match against West Indies. He mustered a total of 33 runs out of 16 balls. He had hit three sixes to take his score to 477 international sixes defeating the tally of Shahid Afridi. He’s now behind Chris Gayle who has a total of 553 sixes attached to his name in international cricket.

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He also entered the club of most international runs for India. His knock of 33 runs out of 16 deliveries helped him achieve this. Sachin Tendulkar has the highest international runs of 34357. The place is sealed by his contemporary Rahul Dravid. It’s very tough for any cricketer to break Sachin’s record.

Most sixes in International cricket

PlayerInningsSixes
Chris Gayle551553
Rohit Sharma427477
Shahid Afridi508476
Brendon McCullum474398
Martin Guptill393379
MS Dhoni526359
Sanath Jayasuriya651352
Eoin Morgan361346
AB de Villiers484328
Jos Buttler316275

Most runs scored by a player from India in the international format

PlayerInningsRuns
Sachin Tendulkar78234357
Rahul Dravid59924064
Virat Kohli51723726
Sourav Ganguly48518433
MS Dhoni52317092
Virender Sehwag43116892
Rohit Sharma42716000
Mohammad Azharuddin45515593
Sunil Gavaskar31613214
Yuvraj Singh38811686

In their latest T20 series against West Indies, India won the first game, the second one was won by the opponent and then India won the third game. The fourth game was again won by India and now the team leads by 3-1, though they have already won the series.

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