The captain would like to score a big score against England in the deciding ODI on Sunday. In this match, he will have a chance to make a very special record. He can leave behind former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi in the matter of hitting sixes.
New Delhi, Online Desk. When Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma plays in the last match of the ODI series against England on Sunday, his eyes will be on the record of former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi. The Indian captain, known as the Hitman, can become the Asian batsman to hit the most sixes in international cricket.
Rohit is known for his long sixes. In the first ODI against England, he played an innings of 76 runs in which a total of 5 sixes came off his bat. Now in the third ODI, he will be on his new mission. He will have a chance to win India in the series against England and he will also come close to the world record of sixes. It is difficult for him to reach the top but he can come second in this list.
Most sixes in international cricket
Everyone is aware of the aggressive batting of West Indies’ explosive batsman Chris Gayle. After playing 483 international matches, he has scored 533 sixes. He is leading in this list. Shahid Afridi of Pakistan is the second man to hit 476 sixes. India’s hit man Rohit Sharma has a total of 471 sixes and is currently at number three. With just 6 sixes against England, he can take the second spot behind Afridi.
- West Indies’ Chris Gayle hit 533 international sixes
- 476 sixes in the name of Shahid Afridi of Pakistan
- India’s Rohit Sharma hit 471 international sixes
- Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hit 398 sixes
- 372 sixes in the name of Martin Guptill of New Zealand
- MS Dhoni hit a total of 359 sixes