MI’s Rohit Sharma touches 250 sixes in IPL profession, turns into first Indian to take action

India and Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma touched the mark of 250 sixes in Indian Premier League (IPL) historical past, changing into the first-ever Indian to take action.

The ‘Hitman’ as he’s identified to tens of millions, completed this feat towards Punjab Kings (PBKS) in his aspect’s dwelling area of Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Within the match, Rohit performed a knock of 44 runs in 27 balls. His knock consisted of 4 boundaries and three sixes. His runs got here at a strike price of over 162. He was caught and bowled by Liam Livingstone throughout the run-chase of 215.

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With this, his six tally in IPL has gone to precisely 250 sixes. In 233 matches, he has scored 6,058 runs at a mean of 30.29 and a strike price of 130.22. He has one century and 41 half-centuries in league, with the very best rating of 109*.

He’s the third participant total to have hit 250 or extra sixes in IPL.

The highest 5 gamers with probably the most sixes in IPL historical past: Chris Gayle – 357, AB De Villiers – 251, Rohit Sharma – 250, MS Dhoni – 235, Virat Kohli – 229

Coming to the match, MI gained the toss and opted to discipline first towards PBKS. PBKS inning ended at 214/8 of their 20 overs. Sam Curran (55), Harpreet Singh (41) and Atharva Taide (29) had been among the many high batters for Punjab. Piyush Chawla (2/15 in three overs) was the decide of the bowlers for MI.

MI’s innings is presently in progress.

MI (Taking part in XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Cameron Inexperienced, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Tilak Varma, Arjun Tendulkar, Hrithik Shokeen, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff

PBKS (Taking part in XI): Atharva Taide, Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Brief, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran(c), Jitesh Sharma(w), Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh. (ANI)

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