Rohit Sharma the first Indian to hit 300 ODI sixes

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Rohit Sharma, on Saturday, October 14, became the first Indian to hit 300 sixes. He got the milestone with a massive six off Haris Rauf.

Rohit Sharma | Sportz Point

Rohit was three sixes short of the feat and he got there with utmost ease. Rohit also joined Shahid Afridi and Chris Gayle in the elite list.

Rohit, Afridi and Gayle are the only three batters to have hit 300 sixes in ODIs. Rohit has been in scintillating form in World Cup 2023.

Rohit Sharma | Sportz Point

Afridi holds the record, having hit as many as 351 sixes from 398 ODIs.

Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi plays a shot during the World T20 cricket tournament match between Pakistan and Bangladesh at The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on March 16, 2016. / AFP / Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)