Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma has created a major world record in the history of ICC Cricket World Cup. Rohit Sharma has become the batsman to hit the most sixes in the history of Men’s Cricket World Cup. Not only this, the hitman is the only batsman in the history of the ODI World Cup to complete a half-century of sixes. Rohit Sharma has become the king of sixes in international cricket and has taken the world record in his name.
Rohit Sharma has broken Chris Gayle’s record and created a new world record, because Rohit Sharma He is the first and only batsman to hit 50 or more sixes in three editions of the World Cup. Chris Gayle hit 49 sixes in 34 World Cup innings, but Rohit Sharma has achieved this feat in his 27th innings only. The third name in this list belongs to Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell. Maxwell has so far hit 43 sixes in 23 innings.
Most sixes in a World Cup
50 – Rohit Sharma*
49 – Chris Gayle
43 – Glenn Maxwell
37- AB de Villiers
37 – David Warner
Another world record of Gayle is broken
Rohit Sharma has broken another World Cup World Record of Chris Gayle. Rohit Sharma He became the first batsman in the world to hit the most sixes in the World Cup. Chris Gayle hit a total of 26 sixes in the 2015 World Cup, but Rohit Sharma’s third six in the World Cup 2023 semi-final against New Zealand took his tally to 27 in this edition, breaking Chris Gayle’s record.
Most sixes in a World Cup edition
27 – Rohit Sharma (2023)*
26 – Chris Gayle (2015)
22 – Eoin Morgan (2019)
22 – Glenn Maxwell (2023)
21 – AB de Villiers (2015)
21 – Quinton de Kock (2023)
,Rohit Sharma hit 3 sixes in 4.2 overs against New Zealand in the World Cup 2023 semi-final.