Rohit Sharma reached the milestone throughout Mumbai India’s eight-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals.© IPL
Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma added one more feat to his identify on Tuesday as he grew to become the primary Indian batsman to hit 400 sixes in T20 cricket. The 34-year-old achieved the milestone against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Match 51 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Sharjah on Tuesday. Aside from Rohit, no different Indian batsman has managed to hit greater than 350 sixes within the shortest format. CSK batsman Suresh Raina(325) is the second Indian on the listing of most sixes, adopted by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli (320) and Chennai Tremendous Kings captain MS Dhoni (304). Out of the 400 sixes, Rohit hits 133 for the nationwide workforce and 227 within the IPL. He had hit 16 sixes within the Champions League T20 and one other 24 sixes in different T20s.
Within the listing of most sixes in T20s, veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle leads the tally with a mammoth whole of 1042 sixes.
Gayle is the one batsman within the historical past of the format to hit greater than 1000 sixes.
Present West Indies limited-overs captain Kieron Pollard (758) is second within the listing adopted by Andre Russell (510), Brendon McCullum (485), Shane Watson (467) and AB de Villiers (434).
On Tuesday, Rohit scored 22 runs off 13 balls as MI comfortably chased down the goal of 91 runs set by RR, with eight wickets to spare. MI hit the successful runs within the ninth over of their innings to inflict a humiliating defeat on RR.
The victory boosted MI’s hopes of playoff qualification and dealt a significant setback to these of RR.
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