Rohit Sharma joins Gayle on list despite Bangladesh loss

December 7, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

India lost their ODI series against Bangladesh by five runs in Dhaka on Wednesday. 

Chasing 271 for the win, Rohit Sharma braved an injury sustained in the first innnigs but was unable to take India over the line. 

In his unbeaten innings of 51 runs, Rohit hit five sixes, joining a very special record that has only one player in it. 

Rohit has now hit 500 sixes across all formats of the sport, and only Chris Gayle has 500 sixes across all formats. 

His five sixes took his total tally of sixes to 502 in 445 innings, while Gayle has smashed 553 sixes in 551 innings. 

Third on the list is former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi, who hit 476 sixes in 508 innings.

Meanwhile, India have lost their ODI series 2-0, and play the final match on December 10.

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