Rohit Sharma Two Sixes Away From Reaching Big T20Is Milestone | Cricket News


Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is just two sixes away from the batter with the most sixes in T20I cricket history. India will start their home game against Australia on September 20. The next T20I match will take place in Nagpur on September 23, followed by the third and final T20I match in Hyderabad on September 25.

Currently, it is New Zealand batter Martin Guptill who has hit the maximum number of sixes in the shortest format, with a total of 172 sixes. Rohit Sharma is currently in second place with 171 sixes. They are followed by West Indian great Chris Gayle (124), former English skipper Eoin Morgan (120) and Australian captain Aaron Finch (117).

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The Indian skipper has had a solid 2022 with the bat. He scored 423 runs in 17 games at an average of 26.43. Two half-centuries have come out of his bat, with the best score of 72. His strike rate is 143.38. He has broken a total of 21 sixes this year.


All eyes are on this T20I series against Australia and another home series against South Africa, starting October 28, consisting of three ODIs and three T20Is. These will serve as high-quality match training for Men in Blue for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, which will take place from October 16 to November 13 this year.

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India Squad for Australia Series: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice Captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav.

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