Rohit Hitman created history, became number 1 batsman, see top 10 record list
The second T20 match between India and South Africa is currently being played in Mohali. In this match, Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, South Africa lost 14 wickets in 20 overs and scored 149 runs.
In response to the target of 150 runs, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma started the innings for the Indian team. Rohit started the innings in a brilliant style. Rohit hit 2 sixes in the second over of the match. Where Rohit Sharma scored 12 runs with the help of 2 sixes. In the innings of 12 runs, Rohit Sharma took another big record as soon as he hit the first six.
Rohit Sharma completed 300 international sixes as opener
Rohit also completed 300 international sixes as an opener after hitting a six in the second T20 against South Africa. Rohit Sharma has now become the No.1 Indian batsman among batsmen who hit 300 or more sixes as an opener. With this, Rohit has got 301 sixes in 197 innings of 200 international matches as an opener. On the other hand, Chris Gayle of West Indies occupies the first position with 527 sixes. While Sri Lankan opening batsman Sanath Jayasuriya is in second place after hitting 335 sixes.
Details of Rohit Sharma's international sixes as opener
Significantly, Rohit Sharma is yet to get an opportunity to open in Test cricket. But as an opener Rohit scored 2034 runs in 65 innings of 66 T20 matches and hit 92 sixes. While Rohit has played 134 ODI matches as opener, where he has 6719 runs and 209 sixes to his name. In this way, Rohit touched 301 sixes in his 200th international match as an opener.