Rohit Sharma India vs New Zealand: Indian team captain Rohit Sharma has once again rocked his bat. He started with a bang in the Hyderabad ODI against New Zealand and hit two brilliant sixes. With this, Rohit Sharma has made a historical record in his name.
Actually, Rohit Sharma has become the player to hit the most sixes in ODI cricket on Indian soil. In this case, he has broken the record of former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Rohit achieved this feat in Hyderabad ODI against New Zealand.
Rohit broke this record of Dhoni
In this match, Rohit played an inning of 34 runs in 38 balls. During this, he hit 4 fours and 2 sixes. With this, Rohit Sharma has got a total of 125 sixes in ODI cricket. In this way, Rohit has become the player who hit the most sixes in India. He broke the record of Dhoni, who had hit 123 sixes in 130 ODIs in his career.
Record of most sixes in ODIs on Indian soil
Rohit Sharma – 125 sixes
MS Dhoni – 123 sixes
Sachin Tendulkar – 71 sixes
Virat Kohli – 66 sixes
Yuvraj Singh – 65 sixes
It’s the third half-century partnership in four innings between this duo.
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 18, 2023
India-New Zealand teams for the first ODI
Indian team: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishaan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj.
New Zealand team: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (c/wk), Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell, Henry Shipley, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner.