Indian captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday have become the primary Indian cricketer to whack 500 sixes in worldwide cricket. Overall, the swashbuckling opener is the second one in the global to obtain this milestone.
Rohit carried out the milestone throughout India’s 2nd ODI in shape in opposition to Bangladesh in Dhaka, which Bangladesh received via way of means of five runs. Rohit, who sustained a thumb damage at the same time as fielding at slips, got here to bat at range 9 and smashed an unbeaten fifty one off simply 28 balls, at a strike price of 182.14.
His knock turned into studded with 3 fours and 5 sixes. With five sixes withinside the 2d ODI vs Bangladesh, Rohit’s six-hitting tally in worldwide cricket is now 502. West Indies tremendous hitter Chris Gayle is on pinnacle of the chart with 553 maximums (in 483 matches).
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi (476 sixes), former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum (398 sixes), and New Zealand opener Martin Guptill (383 sixes) are third, fourth and 5th withinside the list.
Rohit has 16,444 worldwide runs under his belt in 428 matches, inclusive of forty one centuries (eight in Tests, 29 in ODIs, and four in T20Is)