IPL 2020: Rohit rained sixes against Kolkata, joined Dhoni-Gayle-de Villiers special club

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Rohit 'Hitman Sharma' returned to his old color once again on Wednesday. In the match played in Abu Dhabi, he took fierce news of the Kolkata bowlers and scored runs with fours and sixes around the field. Rohit also scored his first half-century of the 13th season of IPL. In the case of sixes, he added another record with him.


Rohit Sharma scored 80 runs in just 54 balls against KKR. During this, he also hit three fours and six skyscraper sixes. During his innings, Rohit also completed his 200th six in IPL history. With this, he also joined a special club. Rohit Sharma has now become the second Indian player to hit 200 sixes in the IPL. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has hit more than 200 sixes before him.


Let me tell you that so far there are only four batsmen who have made a record of hitting 200 or more sixes in IPL. Now Rohit has also become one of those batsmen. Apart from Rohit, so far only Mahendra Singh Dhoni, AB de Villiers, and Chris Gayle have done this feat.


While Rohit has now got 200 sixes in the IPL, Dhoni has rooted 212 sixes so far. Royal Challengers Bangalore veteran batsman AB de Villiers is second only after Dhoni, who has so far scored 214 sixes in this T20 league. At the same time, in the case of sixes, number one Kings XI Punjab storm batsman Chris Gayle, who has so far scored 326 sixes in the IPL.