Rohit Sharma becomes India’s leading six-hitter in T20 World Cup; second overall behind Gayle

Yuvraj had hit 33 sixes in 31 matches. West Indies opener Chris Gayle leads the tally with a staggering 63 maximums in 33 matches.

India’s Rohit Sharma is now second on the list of all-time highest six-hitter in T20 World Cup.

India’s Rohit Sharma is now second on the list of all-time highest six-hitter in T20 World Cup. | Photo Credit: AP

Yuvraj had hit 33 sixes in 31 matches. West Indies opener Chris Gayle leads the tally with a staggering 63 maximums in 33 matches.

Rohit Sharma became the leading six-hitter for India in T20 World Cups when he surpassed Yuvraj Singh with his third maximum, in the 10th over, against the Netherlands in a Super 12 match in Sydney on Thursday.

Yuvraj had hit 33 sixes in 31 matches. West Indies opener Chris Gayle leads the tally with a staggering 63 maximums in 33 matches. Rohit now has 34.

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David Warner (31) and Shane Watson (31) round up the list of top five six-hitters.

Earlier, Rohit won the toss and decided to bat first against Netherlands. Rohit got two reprieves; a miscued pull off Klaassen in the fifth over was dropped by Tim Pringle at mid-on, and a flick off Paul van Meekeren in the next over just fell short of Pringle at short fine leg.

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