Indian captain Rohit Sharma, who impressed with his mark hitting in the semi-final, has written another record in his name.
He gave Team India a brilliant start with his mark hitting. India will face New Zealand in the ODI World Cup 2023 semi-final today (November 15). India won the toss and elected to bat first in this match being held at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Rohit hit 4 fours and 4 sixes in 29 balls and scored 47 runs. Gave India a good start and was dismissed in the 9th over. However, Rohit Sharma achieved an amazing record in this process.
Rohit Sharma became the first batsman to hit 50 sixes in World Cup tournaments. The hitman broke the record of West Indies legend Chris Gayle (49 sixes). Rohit became the hero of the most sixes in the history of the World Cup. If Chris Gayle hit 49 sixes in 34 World Cup innings, Rohit hit 51 sixes in only 27 World Cup innings. He has written a rare record in his name.
Rohit Sharma also holds the record for most sixes in an ODI edition of the World Cup. He created this history in the current World Cup semis with New Zealand. Badadu Hitman has hit 28 sixes in the current World Cup tournament so far. Gris Gayle hit 26 sixes in 2015 World Cup. He has now been overtaken by Rohit Sharma.