Rohit Sharma breaks De Villiers’ record for most sixes in a year. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has created history by hitting the most sixes in a year.
Rohit Sharma broke this record in the ICC ODI World Cup match against Netherlands, which was previously held by former South African star batsman AB de Villiers who hit the most sixes in 2015. Whose number was 58.
Now Rohit got the honor by hitting 2 sixes in the match against Netherlands, he hit 60 sixes this year while there is still a month and a half left in this year.
Rohit scored 61 runs in this match with the help of 8 fours and 2 sixes in just 54 balls. With the first six of the match off the ball of Colin Ackerman, Rohit Sharma hit the history of most sixes in one calendar year of ODI cricket. Paid the money.
AB de Villiers was previously held by West Indies’ Chris Gayle who hit 56 sixes in a calendar year (2019) while Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi hit 48 sixes in 2002.
The fifth place in this list is Mohammad Wasim of UAE who hit 47 sixes in 2023.
It should be noted that the league stage of the ODI World Cup is now over, the first semi-final between India and New Zealand will be played on November 15, and the second semi-final between South Africa and Australia on November 16.
The final of the World Cup will be held on Sunday, November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.