In the 31st match of IPL 2023, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has achieved a big milestone. Rohit, known as Hitman, has also completed his 250 sixes in the Indian Premier League by hitting a six off Rahul Chahar against PBKS.
Rohit has become the first Indian batsman to achieve this feat. Rohit, batting brilliantly against Punjab, played a stormy inning of 44 runs off 27 balls. During this, the Mumbai captain hit 4 fours and three sky-high sixes while playing at a strike rate of 162. Rohit has achieved this feat in his 233rd match.
After Rohit, MS Dhoni’s name is recorded in terms of scoring the most sixes in this tournament. Dhoni has hit 235 sixes in 240 matches played so far in this league. At the same time, Virat Kohli’s name is in the race after Dhoni, Virat has hit 229 sixes in 229 matches played so far in the Indian Premier League. Suresh Raina, popularly known as Mr. IPL, is at the fourth position with 203 sixes.
Chris Gayle holds the record for most sixes in the history of IPL. Gayle has scored a total of 357 sixes in 142 matches played in this league. There is no batsman around Gayle either. AB de Villiers is second in the list of batsmen who have hit most sixes in the Indian Premier League, ABD has 251 number of sixes in his bucket.