Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian to achieve this massive feat in T20 cricket | Cricket News

Apr14,2024



New Delhi: Rohit SharmaHis ability to hit sixes consistently makes him one of the most prolific batsmen in the modern game. And the Indian captain on Sunday made the record of becoming the first batsman from the country to hit 500 sixes in T20 cricket.
Mumbai Indians batsman Rohit reached this milestone during this period ipl 2024 In the match against Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium, he hit a slog sweep on Ravindra Jadeja.

This list is led by the legendary West Indies player chris gayleWho hit 1056 sixes in 463 matches. Rohit's former MI teammate and current batting coach Kieron Pollard is second with 860 runs in 625 matches.
Batsmen who have hit 500 or more sixes in men's T20 cricket

  • 1056 – Chris Gayle
  • 860 – Kieron Pollard
  • 678 – Andre Russell
  • 548 – Colin Munro
  • 500* – Rohit Sharma

Earlier in the match, Rohit had to face an embarrassing situation when his trousers slipped while fielding.
The incident occurred during the 12th over of the innings when Rohit's pants slipped while attempting to take a diving catch of CSK captain Ruturaj Gaikwad, prompting laughter from the crowd. Despite his efforts, he could not make the catch and an accident with his pants added to the entertainment.
Rohit also talked about his future and said that he plans to “continue for a few more years” as he “really” wants to win the 2027 ODI World Cup rather than just missing out on “one bad day” in the mega trophy. It had slipped from his grip. -2023 edition of the event.
Rohit, 36, was a part of India's 2007 T20 World Cup win, but he considers the 50-over showpiece the real thing. He was heartbroken when that opportunity was missed after the team's final defeat to Australia in Ahmedabad last year.
“I haven't really thought about retirement. But, I don't know where life takes you. I'm playing well right now and I'm thinking about continuing for a few more years. I'm really I want to win that World Cup.” he said in a YouTube chat show 'Breakfast with Champions', which also featured British pop singer Ed Sheeran.



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