Indian captain Rohit Sharma did not play a big innings against the West Indies, but his short innings was also so effective that he made a record apart from giving India a good start.
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Former Pakistan star in world cricket All-rounder Shahid Afridi He has been identified as a dashing all-rounder. Especially as a batsman who blew the bowlers. In his time, he has definitely scored sixes by targeting bowlers from all over the world. But now in this case also he is the legendary batsman and captain of India. Rohit Sharma have been left behind. Rohit Sharma has snatched his record of hitting sixes from the former Pakistani captain.
In the fourth match of the five-match series between India and West Indies, Team India’s captain Rohit Sharma did not play a big innings, but scored 3 brilliant sixes in his short innings as well. On the strength of these best sixers, Rohit not only gave Team India a scintillating start in this match, but he has also made a tremendous jump in the list of batsmen who hit the most sixes in international cricket and left Shahid Afridi behind.
Hitman ahead, Afridi behind
Rohit Sharma played a brilliant innings of 33 runs in just 16 balls against West Indies and during this time he hit 2 fours and 3 sixes. With this, he became the second most explosive batsman in international cricket in terms of hitting sixes in all formats. Rohit now has a total of 477 sixes in 427 innings in international cricket. He left behind Shahid Afridi, who had scored a total of 476 sixes. The great West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is still at the fore in this matter. Former veteran opener Gayle had scored a record 553 sixes in 551 innings.
A solid batting display from #TeamIndia to post 191/5 on the board.
Over to our bowlers now.
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 6, 2022
Big score made bin fifty
If we talk about the India-West Indies match, apart from Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant scored 44 runs in 31 balls, while in the last over, Axar Patel scored 20 runs in just 8 balls to take India to a big score of 191 runs. The special thing is that no batsman crossed the 50 mark in this innings of India, but still the team scored such a big score and set a challenging target in front of the West Indies.