Rohit Sharma surpasses Dhoni to become Indian player with most sixes in IPL

IPL 2021: Rohit went past MS Dhoni's tally of 216 sixes to become the leading Indian six-hitter in the league during Mumbai's clash against Sunrisers on Saturday.

Rohit reached the millestone of most sixes among Indians in the IPL when he launched Sunrisers seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar over the deep mid-wicket fence on Saturday.   -  BCCI/IPL

Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma became the leading Indian six-hitter in IPL history, overtaking MS Dhoni's tally of 216 sixes against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Chennai on Saturday.

Rohit reached the milestone when he launched Sunrisers seamer, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, over deep mid-wicket for his second six of the night. Rohit equalled Dhoni's tally in the third over by smashing Mujeeb Zadran over the boundary.

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The Mumbai opener is now third on the all-time six-hitters list in the IPL behind Chris Gayle (351) and AB de Villiers (237).

Rohit is also the leading Indian six-hitter in T20 cricket, having struck 390 maximums in his career.