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Rohit became Indian batter with most sixes in T20 World Cup

by Rishika Choudhury

Date & Time: Oct 28, 2022 1:00 PM

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On November 27, Rohit Sharma surpassed former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh as the Indian player with the most sixes in ICC T20 World Cup history. He also became the tournament's second-highest six-hit batter in the process.

This feat was achieved by the batter during his team's Group 2, Super 12 stage match against the Netherlands at Sydney Cricket Ground. During the game. Rohit hit 53 off 39 balls, including four boundaries and three sixes.

During the game. Rohit hit 53 off 39 balls, including four boundaries and three sixes.

With this, he increased his tournament six count to 34, surpassing Yuvraj's 33. Chris Gayle of the West Indies has hit the most sixes in tournament history, with 63.

In this match, Rohit also surpassed Sri Lankan legend Tillakaratne Dilshan to become the tournament's fourth-highest run scorer.

Rohit has now scored 904 runs in 35 matches and 32 innings for an average of 37.66. In the tournament, he has nine half-centuries, with his best individual score being 79*.

Dilshan on the other hand has scored 896 runs in 35 matches across 34 innings at an average of 30.93. He has scored six half-centuries in the tournament, with a best of 96*.

Most runs in the tournament are scored by Sri Lankan great Mahela Jayawardene (1,016), followed by Virat Kohli (989) and Chris Gayle (965).

Also Read: Rohit Sharma made a big record in his T20I Cricket career

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