Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian to achieve this massive feat in T20 cricket | Cricket News – Times of India

Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian to achieve this massive feat in T20 cricket | Cricket News - Times of India

New Delhi: Rohit SharmaHis ability to consistently hit sixes makes him one of the most successful hitters in the modern game. And on Sunday, the Indian captain became the first Indian batsman to hit 500 sixes in T20 cricket.
Mumbai Indians batsman Rohit meanwhile crossed this milestone. IPL 2024 match against Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium when he hit Ravindra Jadeja to sweep the slog.

The West Indies legend tops the list. Chris GayleWho hit 1056 sixes in 463 matches. Rohit’s former MI teammate and current batting coach Kieron Pollard is second with a maximum of 860 from 625 matches in 660 matches.
Batsmen with 500 or more sixes in men’s T20 cricket

  • 1056 – Chris Gayle
  • 860 – Kieron Pollard
  • 678 – Andre Russell
  • 548 – Colin Munro
  • 500* – Rohit Sharma

Earlier in the match, Rohit faced an embarrassing situation as his pants slipped while fielding.
The incident took place during the 12th over of the innings when Rohit’s pants slipped while trying to take a diving catch of CSK skipper Rutoraj Gaikwad, drawing laughter from the crowd. Despite his best efforts, he can’t catch the catch, and an accident with his pants adds to the fun.
Rohit also spoke about his future and said he plans to “continue for a few more years” as he “really” wants to win the 2027 ODI World Cup after the trophy slipped from his grasp in the mega Only thanks to “a bad day” – the 2023 edition of the event.
Rohit, 36, was part of India’s 2007 T20 World Cup triumph, but he regards the 50-over showpiece as the real thing. After the team’s final defeat to Australia in Ahmedabad last year, he was left heartbroken when that opportunity was missed.
“I haven’t really thought about retirement. But, I don’t know where life will take you. I’m playing well right now and I plan to continue for a few more years. I’m really into that world. “I want to win the cup,” he said on the YouTube chat show ‘Breakfast with Champions’, which was also attended by British pop singer Ed Sheeran.

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