Rohit Sharma just 4 sixes away from breaking Chris Gayle’s massive record.

India versus West Indies: Rohit will get an opportunity to add his name in history books when India play the first T20I of the three-match series in Florida on Saturday.

 

Vice-Captain Rohit Sharma in on the cusp of including another feather into his illustrious cap as he is just a few numbers of sixes away from turning himself into the batsman with most sixes in T20Is. Rohit will get an opportunity to get  his name inked in history books when India lock horns against West Indies in the first T20I of the three-match series at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Florida on Saturday. Aside from three T20Is, India's voyage through Windies consists of three ODIs and two Tests also.

Rohit at present has 102 sixes to his names in the shortest format and in the event that he figures out how to hit four additional maximums in the upcoming T20I, he will go past New Zealand's Martin Guptill and West Indies' Chris Gayle in this celebrated rundown. With Gayle not being a part of the T20I squad, Rohit has a clear field to outperform the mark of the West Indian.

 

Most sixes in T20Is:

 

105: Chris Gayle (WI)

 

103: Martin Guptill (NZ)

 

102: Rohit Sharma (IND)

 

92: Colin Munro (NZ)

 

91: Brendon McCullum (NZ)

Rohit is viewed as a standout amongst other batsmen ever to play in the shortest format and he holds various records to his name also. The Indian opener is the current most astounding run-scorer in T20Is and he likewise has scored most number of hundreds of years (four) in this particular format.

The right-hander will try his best to bring his World Cup form over to the Windies series, where he scored five centuries and set various precedents on the greatest stage.

 

by Lokendra Sharma | Sat, Aug 03 - 03:19 PM

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