Rohit Sharma became the leading six-hitter in T20I cricket on Friday during India’s match against Australia in Nagpur.
The Indian skipper surpassed New Zealand’s Martin Guptill with his first six of the match, raising his overall tally to 174 maximums in the format. Rohit is also the leading run-scorer in the format with 3600-plus runs under his belt.
Rohit and Guptill (172) are followed by Chris Gayle (124), Eoin Morgan (120) and Aaron Finch (119) in the top five. Rohit is also the leading six-hitter among Indians in all T20 cricket – 453*.
Rohit is currently second among all six-hitters in international cricket with 487 maximums, only behind Chris Gayle’s 551.