Rohit Sharma: The semi-final of the World Cup 2023 between India and New Zealand is being played at the Wankhede Cricket Stadium in Mumbai. After winning the toss in the match, India chose to bat first. After this, Rohit Sharma played a stormy inning of 47 runs with the help of 4 fours and 4 sixes in just 29 balls and made a big world record in his name.
Became the batsman to hit most sixes in the World Cup Rohit Sharma
With 4 sixes against New Zealand, Rohit Sharma has become the batsman who has hit the most sixes in the World Cup. He has left behind former West Indies batsman Chris Gayle.
Rohit Sharma has scored 1528 runs in 27 matches played in the World Cup at a strong average of 61.12 and strike rate of 104.51. In which maximum 51 sixes have been hit.
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Talking about Gayle, the former Khabboo batsman had scored 1186 runs in 35 World Cup matches at an average of 35.93 and strike rate of 90. Which included 49 sky-high sixes.
Glenn Maxwell is at third place in terms of hitting most sixes in the World Cup. He has scored 898 runs in 23 innings at an average of 49.88 and strike rate of 161.51. Which includes 43 sixes. Apart from this, South Africa’s AB de Villiers is at fourth place in the list and he has scored 1207 runs in 22 innings at an average of 63.52 and strike rate of 117. De Villiers has hit 37 sixes in the World Cup.
Australian opener David Warner’s name is also included among the players who have hit the most sixes in the World Cup. Warner has scored 1491 runs in 27 matches with the help of 6 centuries and during this he has also hit 37 skyscraper sixes.
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