Rohit Sharma all set to join Afridi, Gayle in 400 sixes club

Rohit Sharma is just two sixes away from joining the elite 400 sixes club in international cricket.

Rohit Sharma's knock of 85 in Rajkot helped India draw level in the T20I series.   -  FILE PHOTO/ VIVEK BENDRE

India's stand-in captain Rohit Sharma is all set to reach another milestone in international cricket. Rohit, who will lead the Men in Blue in the third and final T20I against Bangladesh on Sunday, is two sixes away from joining the elite 400 sixes club in international cricket.

In the ODIs, Rohit has hammered 232 sixes, while he has struck 51 in Tests. In T20Is, the Mumbai batsman has struck 115 sixes so far.

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Rohit now needs just two sixes to join the 400 sixes club. Till now, only two players have reached the milestone. Former Pakistan batsman Shahid Afridi has 476 sixes while West Indies opener Chris Gayle has amassed 534 sixes in international cricket.

After registering an emphatic victory in Rajkot to level the three-match series, India will aim for another commanding performance when it takes on Bangladesh in the series-deciding third T20I here on Sunday.