Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma broke Chris Gayle's record of sixes
The India-Pakistan Super Four match in Asia could not be completed on Sunday due to rain. Playing first, India had scored 147 runs after losing two wickets in 24.1 overs. This match will start again from here today. Captain Rohit Sharma and Shubhman Gill gave a good start to the Indian team in the match.
Rohit Sharma scored 56 runs in 49 balls with the help of six fours and four sixes in the match. On the basis of this innings, he has also registered a record in his name. He has become the guest batsman to hit the most number of international sixes in Sri Lanka during the match.
Rohit Sharma has hit the maximum number of 33 sixes on Sri Lankan soil. Earlier this record was held in the names of West Indies batsman Chris Gayle and former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson. Both of them had hit 30-30 international sixes in Sri Lanka. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi had also hit 29 international sixes in this country. Former Indian star cricketer Suresh Raina had hit 25 sixes in Sri Lanka.