Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma scored 22 runs in 12 balls against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday (October 5) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. During this, one four and two sixes came off Rohit’s bat. Rohit touched the mark of 400 sixes in T20 cricket as soon as he hit a six off Shreyas Gopal. Rohit has recorded the most number of sixes from India in T20 cricket. The world record for most sixes in T20 cricket is held by Chris Gayle, who has hit 1042 sixes.
Rohit has become the first batsman to touch 400 sixes for India. Rohit has now overtaken Australia’s limited overs captain Aaron Finch. Finch has 399 T20 sixes in his account. Rohit has hit these sixes while playing for Deccan Chargers, India, India A, Indians, Mumbai and Mumbai Indians. Gayle is the only batsman to hit more than 1000 sixes in T20 cricket. Kieron Pollard is at number two, who has hit 758 sixes and Andre Russell is at number three in this list with 510 T20 sixes. Rohit has now come at number seven in the case of most sixes in T20 cricket.
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Talking about the match, Rajasthan Royals, batting first, could score only 90 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs and Mumbai Indians lost two wickets in 8.2 overs after scoring 94 runs and won the match. Nathan Coulter-Nile took 4 for 14 in 4 overs, while Jimmy Neesham took 3 for 12 in 4 overs. At the same time, Ishan Kishan made a strong comeback, hitting 50 not out and winning the team with a six.