Rohit Sharma hits 300 sixes in ODIs; Third player to achieve the feat

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma (image: BCCI)

The Indian Skipper Rohit Sharma achieved the feat with his third six in the match against Pakistan in the World Cup 2023.

Rohit Sharma hits 300 sixes in ODIs

India is scheduled to play in the 12th ICC World Cup 2023 match against their arch-rivals Pakistan on October 14 at Narendra Modi Stadium. Rohit Sharma was impressive during the match as he scored 86 runs, including 6 sixes and 6 boundaries.

Winning the toss, India chose to bowl where Shafique and Imam-ul-Haq opened the innings while Jasprit Bumrah opened the bowling attack. Shafique was sent out by Siraj for 20 runs while Imam-ul-Haq was sent out with 36 runs on 38 deliveries by Hardik Pandya.

Babar Azam was impressive as he scored 50 runs and was sent out by Siraj while Rizwan scored 49 runs and was sent out by Bumrah. With the dismissal of Babar Azam and Rizwan, Pakistan is down to four wickets scoring 162 runs.

Other batters were sent out with low figures as Indian bowlers proved to attack Pakistan batters with their intense bowling spells. Indian bowlers Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, and Ravindra Jadeja were able to scalp two wickets each which helped India to fold Pakistan for low scores.

Indian bowlers were terrific during the match as they dismissed 8 wickets, giving only 36 runs, considered one of the Worst batting collapses for Pakistan in ODIs.

With a target of 192, India started their innings where the skipper Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill opened the innings. The young batter who made his World Cup debut in the match was sent out with 16 runs by Shaheen Afridi. With Virat Kohli’s dismissal for 16 runs, India lost two wickets in the 10th over scoring 79 runs.

Rohit Sharma was impressive in the match as he scored 86 runs on 63 deliveries, including 6 boundaries and 6 sixes. He was dismissed by Shaheen Afridi on the 22nd over.

Shreyas Iyer was impressive with his unbeaten 53* runs on 62 deliveries while KL Rahul scored 19 runs. By the end, India scored 192 runs losing 3 wickets on the 31st over.

With his 6 sixes in the match, the Indian skipper joins and stands third in the list to have 300+ sixes in ODIs.

300+ sixes in ODIs