ICC CWC 2023- Rohit Sharma became the sixer king in the world of cricket, gave a big gift to the fans on the occasion of Diwali.
In a brilliant display of power-hitting , Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma showed off his skills in the final league match of the ODI World Cup 2023 against Netherlands. Rohit not only led the team brilliantly but also created history by breaking AB de Villiers' record of most sixes in a calendar year.
Rohit Sharma's record breaking innings:
Rohit Sharma 's remarkable achievement came when he hit 59 sixes in the year 2023 , surpassing the previous record of South Africa's AB de Villiers who hit 58 sixes in 2015 . Rohit achieved the milestone in style , completing his half-century with eight fours. And before being out after scoring 61 runs , he hit a six in just 44 balls.
Shubman Gill's Quickfire Fifty:
Adding to India's dominance , opener Shubman Gill showcased his batting skills against the Netherlands , scoring a quickfire half-century in just 32 balls. The Indian opening pair, led by Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill , formed a formidable partnership against their Dutch opponents by scoring 100 runs for the first wicket.
- Rohit Sharma: 59 sixes
- AB de Villiers: 58 sixes
- Chris Gayle: 56 sixes