Rohit Sharma creates world record for sixes


Nagpur: Indian captain Rohit Sharma set the world record for most sixes in T20Is after surpassing Martin Guptill against Australia on Friday.

Rohit Sharma outscores Martin Guptill to make six kings

The 35-year-old Rohit Sharma had hit a total of 172 sixes in 137 T20 Internationals before the match. New Zealand’s explosive opener Martin Guptill also held the record for the same number of sixes, but he was at the number. Rohit has now secured and become the No.1 position with a powerful innings against Australia Sixer King.

The match was reduced to 8 overs

As expected, rain spoiled it in Nagpur where India will face Australia in the 2nd T20I. Due to the wet pitch, the toss was delayed by almost 2.5 hours and India opted to bowl first.

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