Rohit Sharma breaks Ben Stokes record, hits sixes in ICC World Test Championships
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On the first day of the third Test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, Rohit Sharma has made a record in the matter of hitting sixes. Right-handed opener Rohit Sharma has surpassed Ben Stokes in terms of hitting the most sixes in the ICC World Test Championships.
He became the first player to score the most sixes ever in the ICC World Test Championship as he hit the first six in the first innings of the third Test match against South Africa. Rohit Sharma hit the 14th six in his fourth innings of the third match of the World Test Championship, leaving behind Ben Stokes, who has played five Test matches in the Ashes series.
Most sixes hit in ICC Test Championship so far
Rohit Sharma - 14 sixes
Ben Stokes - 13 Sixes
Mayank Agarwal - 7 Sixes
Ravindra Jadeja - 7 Sixes
Rohit Sharma's strong comeback
Let me tell you, Rohit Sharma missed his first two matches in the ICC Test Championship. He did not get a place in Team India's playing eleven for the two Tests played against West Indies on the same ground, but he is playing as an opener in this series. Not only this, Rohit Sharma has also proved himself by scoring a century in both innings of the first Test match.
Had 13 sixes in both innings
Significantly, Rohit Sharma in his first Test match as an opener hit 13 sixes in both innings which was a world record. Earlier, any batsman (Pakistani Wasim Akram) had the record for the highest number of sixes in a Test match. Apart from this, he became the batsman for the most sixes in a match for India.