Rohit Sharma continues to show his brilliance in the ongoing 2nd ODI match against West Indies that has been going on in Vizag. Rohit has been in sensational form in 2019. He has been breaking and making records for a long time now. Today, as he took India towards a big total, he comfortably broke MS Dhoni’s sixes record.
The ‘Hitman’ Sharma smashed the West Indies’ bowlers to all the corners of the ground and by doing so he hit the 28th ODI hundred of his career and then the 7th hundred in 2019. Besides this, when Rohit Sharma smashed West Indies spinner K Pierre for a maximum, he went on to break the record of the former skipper of India, MS Dhoni.
Rohit surpassed MS Dhoni, who has hammered 186 International sixes on the Indian soil from 208 innings. However, the special thing about this is, Rohit only took just 116 innings to surpass the legendary skipper.
Before the match started, Kieron Pollard has opted to field first after winning the toss. Rohit kickstarted his knock very cautiously but as soon as he got his eyes in, runs came all around the wicket. He went on to score 159 runs, smashing 17 fours and 5 sixes.
As soon as his brilliant knock came to an end, twitter was already flooded with tweets and posts appreciating the blockbuster knock of Rohit Sharma. From celebrities to cricketers, netizens just can’t stop praising the cricketer for his jaw-dropping knock.
Here, we bring you 10 best Tweets on Rohit Sharma’s knock that perfectly sums up our emotions, have a look:
•Rohit Sharma becomes the fastest Batsman to hit 400 Sixes in Intl. Cricket ( in 360th* Inning).
•Only Indian to hit 400 Sixes in Intl. Cricket.
•Best Six Innings per Ratio (Min.200 Sixes)-@ImRo45 – 1.111@AaronFinch5 – 1.109@henrygayle – 1.007#RohitSharma pic.twitter.com/es85W1hluh
— . (@_FrontFootPull) December 11, 2019
Rohit Sharma records highest individual score for INDIA in ODIs for 7 consecutive years.
He also record at least 1 150+ score in year since 2013.
— Manish 🏏 (@IManish311) December 18, 2019
Highest individual score by Indians in ODIs in recent years:
2013 – Rohit (209)
2014 – Rohit (264)
2015 – Rohit (150)
2016 – Rohit (171*)
2017 – Rohit (208*)
2018 – Rohit (162)
2019 – ROHIT (146*)
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) December 18, 2019
THE ODI EXPERT, ROHIT SHARMA
•Holds the world record for the highest individual score.
•Only player who scored 3 double-centuries & record of reaching a century with a 6.
— Riya Dubey (@readubey) December 18, 2019
— . (@_FrontFootPull) December 18, 2019
— Rohit Sharma Fan Club (@Im_Ro45FC) December 18, 2019
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) December 18, 2019
Stop what you are doing. Watch Rohit Sharma teeing off
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) December 18, 2019
Rohit Sharma becomes the first cricketer to smash 75 sixes in a calendar year…
— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) December 18, 2019
If Don Bradman were alive today, he would have asked Rohit Sharma for an autograph and a selfie with him.
— desi mojito (@desimojito) December 18, 2019