New Delhi: India is set to fight in the T20I against Australia in home series and this will serve as significant preparation for both sides. Along with that, the game will be especially important for Indian captain Rohit Sharma as he is very close to make this record.
Martin Guptill of New Zealand holds the record for hitting the most number of sixes in T20 International cricket. He has hit 172 sixes in 117 innings of 121 T20 Internationals. In this case, Rohit Sharma is at number two. Rohit has hit 171 sixes in 128 innings of 136 T20 matches.
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Just 2 sixes and Rohit will become ‘Sixer King’
In the first T20 match to be held in Mohali, if 2 sixes come off Rohit’s bat, then his total will be 173 sixes. In this way, he will overtake Guptill to make a big record of hitting the most sixes in T20 International cricket.
Gayle and Morgan also in list
In terms of hitting most sixes in T20 International cricket, West Indies legend Chris Gayle is in third place with 124 sixes. At the same time, former England captain Eoin Morgan is at number four with 120 sixes.
Probable XI for India:
KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant/Dinesh Karthik, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, R Ashwin/Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah