Rohit Sharma creates a World Record of hitting the maximum “sixes” in a match by a Batsmen in tests. The “Hitman” Cashed in 13 sixes, overtaking the legendary Wasim Akram. Akram held the previous record of 12 sixes, way back in 1996.
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Team India also creates a world record of the most “sixes” hit by a team in tests. Indian batsmen hit a total of 27 sixes in the match against South Africa, much ahead of the previous record by New Zealand. New Zealand had previously scored 22 sixes against Pakistan in 2014. Rohit also joins With Sunil Gavaskar in the list of centuries scored in both innings of a test match by an Indian Opener.
The comeback with Rohit Sharma’s World Record in Test could be a fairytale to any batsmen. Rohit’s comeback to test includes an important promotion from middle-order Batsmen to an opener in tests.
The Communication to me happened a couple of years ago that I might open at some stage.Rohit Sharma, after receiving the Man of the Match Award
Where there is “Ro-Hitman,” there are going to “sixes.” Rohit now completes the “Most sixes in a match by an Indian batsman in all formats of the game.” Rohit’s maximum sixes include 13 in tests, 16 in One-Day Internationals (ODI), and 10 in Twenty-20 Internationals (T20) in a single inning.
Source: Times of India