HITMAN (image courtesy: BCCI Twitter)

Rohit Sharma on Tuesday turned into the first Indian batsman to hit 400 T20 sixes. He completed this during Mumbai Indians win over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Sharjah.

Rohit hit Shreyas Gopal’s first over for a big six to accomplish the accomplishment and become the seventh batsman to finish 400 sixes in T20 cricket. Rohit has hit 133 sixes for India, 227 in the IPL, 16 in the Champions League T20. The leftover 24 in other T20 contests during his 14-year career until this point.

Chris Gayle leads the rundown with 1042 sixes from Kieron Pollard (758), Andre Russell (510), Brendon McCullum (485), Shane Watson (467), Ab de Villiers (434) and Rohit.

Rohit scored a four and 2 sixes in his 13-ball 20 to get Mumbai Indians looking flying so far in their pursuit of 91.

The Fast And Very Furious Chase

Rohit and Bumrah celebrating a wicket. (Pic courtesy: BCCI twitter)

Ishan Kishan, took responsibility and crushed 50 not out off 25 balls with 5 fours and 3 sixes. Assisted MI in winning the match by 8 wickets and 70 balls to spare. It is the second highest margin of triumph for the IPL champions as far as balls remaining. This is additionally the fifth quickest win for any team in IPL history.

The wins surely helps MI, who went level on 10 points with RR and Punjab Kings before this game. They jump two spots to be set just below Kolkata Knight Riders (12 points) in fifth place. Four teams – KKR, MI, Punjab Kings and RR left in the battle for the last spot for the semifinals of IPL 2021.


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