The first ODI of the three-match series between India and New Zealand is being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. Captain Rohit Sharma made a special record by hitting the last ball of the third over for a six.
Let us tell you that Henry Shipley was doing the third over of the innings for New Zealand. Rohit Sharma created history by smashing the last ball of the over for a six over the covers. Rohit Sharma has become the batsman with most sixes in ODI history in India.
Rohit Sharma, popularly known as Hitman, scored two sixes in his innings till the time of writing the news and in this way his number of sixes in India has increased to 125.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma broke MS Dhoni’s record with this. As soon as he hit his first six, Rohit Sharma became the batsman with most sixes in ODI history in India. MS Dhoni has hit 123 sixes in ODI history in India. In this list, the great batsman Sachin Tendulkar occupies the third place, who has hit 71 sixes.
Batsmen with most sixes in ODIs in India –
125* – Rohit Sharma
123 – MS Dhoni
71 – Sachin Tendulkar
Let us tell you that Rohit Sharma did not succeed in playing a big innings in the first ODI against New Zealand. The Indian captain got out after scoring 34 runs in 38 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes. Tickner got him caught out by Mitchell.
However, Rohit Sharma holds the fourth position in the list of most sixes in ODI history. In ODI history, Rohit Sharma has scored 265 sixes in 239 matches. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is the batsman with most sixes in ODI history. Afridi has scored 351 sixes in 398 matches.
Chris Gayle of West Indies occupies the second place in this list. Gayle has hit 331 sixes in 301 matches. Former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya is at the third spot in the list with 270 sixes in 445 matches.