Back to back sixes by Rohit
Kusan Rajitha was bowling economically for Sri Lanka in the beginning. He gave only 15 runs in the first four overs. He brought the 10th of the Indian innings and his 5th over. Indian captain Rohit Sharma could not even score a single run on the first three balls. Fourth ball Rajitha bowled the length and Rohit Sharma pulled it for a six. This was his second six of the innings.
The Sri Lankan fast bowler bowled the next ball slow and forward. Rohit also knew that after hitting a six on the pull shot, the ball would come forward. He was ready and sent the ball over the bowler’s head for 6 runs outside the boundary line. Rohit scored four runs by flicking the last ball of the over. In this way, Rajitha, who gave 15 runs in her first 4.3 overs, spent 16 runs in the next three balls.
Rohit overtakes de Villiers
Rohit Sharma reached the 17th position in terms of scoring the most ODI runs with his first six against Rajitha. He left behind AB Divivers (9577 runs) of South Africa. The Indian captain has scored 9596 runs in 231 innings. He scored these runs at an average of 48.71 and a strike rate of 89.6. In this match, Rohit got out after scoring 42 runs while trying to play his favorite pull shot.
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