Rohit Sharma has become the batsman to hit the most sixes in World Cup history. He has hit 51 sixes in 27 innings of the World Cup. In this matter, he broke the record of former West Indies explosive batsman Chris Gayle. Gayle had hit 49 sixes in the World Cup.
The semi-final match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 is being played between India and New Zealand. In this match, Rohit Sharma has scored 47 runs in 29 balls. India has so far scored 83 runs in 10 overs with the loss of Rohit's wicket. Rohit has hit four fours and four sixes in his innings.
Before the semi-final against New Zealand, Rohit had 47 sixes in the World Cup, but now he has hit 51 sixes. Chris Gayle hit 49 sixes in 34 innings in the World Cup. Glenn Maxwell is at number three. He has hit 43 sixes in 23 innings of the World Cup.
Most sixes in World Cup:
1. 51 - Rohit Sharma (27 Innings)
2. 49 - Chris Gayle (34 Innings)
3. 43 - Glenn Maxwell (23 Innings)
4. 37 - AB de Villiers (22 Innings)
5. 37 - David Warner (27 Innings)
Not only this, Rohit Sharma has also become the batsman to hit the most number of sixes in a single World Cup. So far in this World Cup, he has hit 28 sixes. In this matter also, Rohit broke Chris Gayle's record. Gayle hit 26 sixes in the 2015 World Cup. At the same time, Eoin Morgan and Glenn Maxwell are at third place with 22-22 sixes. Maxwell has hit 23 sixes so far in this World Cup. At the same time, Morgan did this in the 2019 World Cup.
Most sixes in a single World Cup:
1. 28 - Rohit Sharma (2023)
2. 26 - Chris Gayle (2015)
3. 22 - Eoin Morgan (2019)
4. 22 - Glenn Maxwell (2023)
5. 21 - AB de Villiers (2015)
6. 21 - Quinton de Kock (2023)
Rohit Sharma's exceptional performance in the World Cup has solidified his status as one of the greatest batsmen in the tournament's history.