Rohit Sharma Broke Sanath Jayasuriya ODI Sixes Record: Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma achieved another feat in the third ODI against New Zealand. He has become the third batsman in the world to hit most sixes in ODI cricket. During this, he broke the record of former Sri Lankan opener Sanath Jayasuriya. Before the match, Rohit needed four sixes to break Jayasuriya’s record. The hitman who came to start the innings left Jayasuriya behind. Jayasuriya had hit 270 sixes in his ODI career. At the same time, Rohit has now hit 272 sixes (till the time of writing the news) in ODI cricket. Rohit achieved this feat in the match being played against New Zealand in Indore.
Batsman who hit most sixes
By the way, the record of hitting the most sixes in ODIs is in the name of Shahid Afridi of Pakistan. Afridi had hit maximum 351 sixes while batting in 369 innings of 398 ODIs. Shahid Afridi played for Pakistan for almost 19 years. Chris Gayle of West Indies is at number two in terms of hitting most sixes in ODIs. Universe Boss hit 331 sixes in 294 innings of 301 ODIs. While former Sri Lanka opener Sanath Jayasuriya hit 270 sixes in 433 innings of 445 ODIs.
India heading towards huge score
India has made a solid start in the third ODI against New Zealand being played in Indore. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill are slowly moving towards their century. With the kind of batting done by these two batsmen so far, Team India is heading towards a huge score. Till the time of writing the news, India had scored 193 runs in 23 overs without losing wickets. Rohit Sharma was unbeaten on 94 and Shubman Gill on 91 runs.
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