MI vs SRH in IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma breaks MS Dhoni’s record to hit most sixes in IPL by an Indian

MI vs SRH in IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma breaks MS Dhoni’s record to hit most sixes in IPL by an Indian- Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has gone past CSK captain MS Dhoni to hit most sixes in IPL by an Indian batsman. He overtook MS Dhoni by hitting the 217th match of the match. He needed a couple of sixes to go past Dhoni. The 33-year-old achieved the feat in the 4th over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. In the match, he scored 32 runs off 25 balls with 2 boundaries and 2 sixes.

Rohit Sharma is also among few players who have scored over 5,000 runs in IPL. He has smashed over 5,300 runs at an average of 31+ and smashed 39 fifties, 1 century.

Chris Gayle has smashed most six in IPL. The Punjab Kings batsman has 351 sixes in 134 matches in IPL. AB De Villiers is placed second in the list with 237 sixes.

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MI vs SRH in IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma surpasses MS Dhoni’s record to hit most sixes in IPL by an Indian

Top 5 six hitters in IPL: Most sixes

Chris Gayle- 351

Ab De Villiers- 237

Rohit Sharma-217*

MS Dhoni- 216

Virat Kohli- 201

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In the match,  Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Saturday evening.

At the time of the toss, Rohit said: “We are gonna bat first. Very hard to predict, looks like a good track but we will only get to know when the game progresses. Looks a bit sluggish though. We have made one change. We understand the conditions and it’s very important to back your skills. The last game was good for us. Adam Milne comes in place of Jansen.”

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