Rohit Sharma: In Ranchi T20, Rohit hit 5 sixes and 1 four in an innings. Rohit set 5 huge records with these 5 sixes.
In the Ranchi T20 match against New Zealand, Rohit Sharma scored 55 off 36 balls. He has 5 sixes and 1 four in his innings. With these 5 sixes, Rohit set 5 huge records.
Rohit Sharma now holds the record for hitting 5 plus sixes 11 times in a T20I match. Earlier on the list Chris Gayle was jointly ranked number one together. However, with Ranchi T20, Rohit pushed Gayle back to the top.
As captain, Rohit Sharma is the only batsman to hit 5 or more sixes in a T20I match. England captain Owen Morgan equaled the record in this regard.
Rohit Sharma is the fastest batsman to hit 450 sixes in international cricket. He achieved this feat in 404 innings. Shahid Afridi reached the record in 487 innings and Chris Gayle in 499 innings.
Rohit Sharma is currently the third highest hitter of sixes in international cricket. He was followed by Chris Gayle (553) and Shahid Afridi (476).
This is the first time that Rohit Sharma has not hit a boundary after playing the first 10 overs in T20I. By then he had hit only 3 sixes.