First Indian Cricketer To Score 400 +Sixes
Rohit Sharma became the fastest batsman and the first Indian to hit 400 sixes in international cricket. He achieved the landmark in his 354thinternational match across formats during the third T20.
Rohit Sharma became the 1st Indian (3rd overall) to hit 400 sixes in international cricket during the third and series decider T20I against West Indies.After the visitors won the toss and elected to bowl first in the 3rd match, Rohit didn't waste much time in finding his feet as he launched Sheldon Cottrell for a huge six over long-on to reach the landmark.
Once when asked to David warner, if anyone among current cricketers has the 'firepower to break' Lara's record, he named Indian batsman Rohit
Sharma. Rohit, popularly known as 'Hitman', has so far hit 232 sixes in ODIs, 52 in Tests and 116 in T20Is. Always known for his six-hitting prowess, Rohit
Sharma has now gone into an elite list which consists of 2 of the best T20 mavericks ever in Gayle and Afridi.
Rohit Sharma also holds the record for the most number of sixes hit in international cricket in 2019. He tops the charts with 68 and counting. Rohit
had held the record in 2017 and 2018 as well wherein he had hit 65 and 74 maximums respectively.
Only former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi and West Indies' Chris Gayle have hit more sixes than Rohit in international cricket. Gayle, with 534 sixes,holds the record of hitting the most number of sixes while Afridi, with 476 sixes, is second on the list.Hitting his 400th six in his 354th match, Rohit is now the fastest to the feat with both Gayle (414) and Afridi (446) taking more matches than Indian to do so.