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India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma surpasses Martin Guptill to hit most sixes in T20Is

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India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma surpasses Martin Guptill to hit most sixes in T20Is

IND vs AUS: 2nd T20I: Rohit Sharma went berserk within the second match of the three-match collection towards Australia the place he broke Martin Guptill’s file.

IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma surpasses Martin Guptill to hit most sixes in T20Is. Courtesy: AP

HIGHLIGHTSRohit Sharma is the main run-scorer in T20IsRohit Sharma surpassed Martin Guptill’s tally of sixes on FridayRohit Sharma scored 11 runs within the 1st T20I in Mohali

Rohit Sharma, on Friday, September 23, turned the batter with probably the most sixes in T20Is. The 34-year-old achieved the milestone in India’s second T20I towards Australia at VCA Stadium in Nagpur.

The 34-year-old went previous New Zealand’s Martin Guptill to develop into the main six-hitter within the shortest format of worldwide cricket. Prior to the second T20I, the Nagpur-born Rohit was stage with Guptill on 172 sixes.

After India was requested to chase down 91 in eight overs to win the match, Rohit acquired crushed off a ravishing supply from Josh Hazlewood.

However, Rohit took on the pacer and smashed the ball over the ropes with the utmost ease. Rohit cleared his entrance leg and deposited the leather-based within the stands. In the following ball of the primary over, Sharma pulled Hazlewood for a colossal six on the leg-side.

Hazlewood had a torrid time within the first over as he conceded 20 runs. After Rohit smashed him for 2 back-to-back sixes, KL Rahul whipped the ball on the leg facet for an enormous six.

Rohit scored solely 11 runs within the first T20I at PCA Stadium in Mohali earlier than Hazlewood accounted for his wicket within the third over of Australia’s run-chase.

Rohit additionally occurs to be the main run-scorer in T20Is after he surpassed Martin Guptill’s tally earlier this yr. The veteran can also be India’s second-most profitable skipper after the legendary MS Dhoni, who retired from worldwide cricket again in August 2020.

Rohit is ready to guide India within the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia, to be performed later this yr in October-November.

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