On Sunday, in the second T20I match of the series, Indian vice-captain Rohit Sharma added another milestone to his name. Hitting three sixes in his innings, he now leads the tally for the most number of sixes (107) in T20I.
Rohit Sharma has now hit the most sixes in T20Is 🔥👏 pic.twitter.com/jnYyfFVfFR
— ICC (@ICC) August 4, 2019
The previous record was held by ‘Universal Boss’ Chris Gayle with a total of 105 sixes. Gayle is currently featuring in the Global T20 Canada 2019, captaining the Vancouver Knights side.
Earlier this morning at Lauderhill in Florida, Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first. Both Rohit and Dhawan added 67 runs for the first wicket partnership.
Rohit continued his brilliant form, playing a superb inning of 67 runs off 51 balls. With a total of 2,422 runs in 88 innings, Rohit also holds the record of most runs in the T20I format.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) August 4, 2019
Yesterday, India defeated West Indies by 4 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Both teams will fly back to the Caribbean for the last match in Providence Stadium, Guyana.