Ind vs Aus: Indian captain Rohit Sharma equals this world record

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Even though the Indian team had to face defeat against Australia in the first match of the three-match T20 series played in Mohali on Tuesday, Rohit Sharma equaled a world record during this match.

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In the match, Rohit Sharma scored 11 runs in nine balls with the help of a six and a four. With the help of these six, Indian captain Rohit Sharma has equaled New Zealand opener Martin Guptill's world record for most sixes in international T20 cricket. Now Rohit Sharma has got 172 sixes in T20 cricket equal to Martin Guptill. 

In T20 International cricket, Martin Guptill has hit 172 sixes in 121 matches. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has so far hit 172 sixes in international T20 cricket in 137 matches. 

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West Indies great Chris Gayle is in third place in terms of hitting most sixes in the shortest format of cricket. Chris Gayle has hit 124 in international cricket. Eoin Morgan (120) is fourth and Aaron Finch (118) is fifth.