Indian T20 team captain Rohit Sharma played the captaincy innings in the third T20 match against New Zealand in Kolkata. He scored 56 runs in 31 balls with the help of 3 sixes and 5 fours. With the help of these three sixes in his innings, he became the first batsman to hit 150 sixes in T20 cricket for India as well as the first batsman in the world to score 50 or more innings in a T20 International match.
Rohit Sharma did not break Virat Kohli’s record-
Rohit Sharma became the first batsman in the world to score 50 runs or more in T20 Internationals as he scored 56 against New Zealand. This was the 30th time that he has scored 50 runs or more in a T20 International match. He broke the record of Virat Kohli who has done this feat 29 times so far.
Top 4 batsmen in the world who played 50 or more innings in T20I most times-
30 times – Rohit Sharma
29 times – Virat Kohli
25 times – Babar Azam
22 times – David Warner
Rohit Sharma became the first batsman for India to hit 150 sixes in T20Is-
Rohit Sharma became the first batsman to hit 150 sixes for India in T20 International cricket. He did this feat in 111 innings of 119 matches. At the same time, Virat Kohli is at number two in terms of hitting the most sixes in T20 International cricket from India, who has a total of 91 sixes in his name. Rohit Sharma became the second batsman to complete 150 sixes at the world level. Before him, this amazing Martin Guptill has done it.
Batsmen who hit most sixes for India in T20Is-
150 – Rohit Sharma
91 – Virat Kohli
74 – Yuvraj Singh
73 – KL Rahul
58 – Suresh Raina
Top 5 batsmen in the world with most sixes in bilateral T20I series-
121 – Martin Guptill
106* – Rohit Sharma
103 – Evin Lewis
92 – Eoin Morgan
88 – Colin Monroe