Rohit Sharma goes past Sachin Tendulkar for hitting most number of sixes in India, way behind MS Dhoni — WATCH

Sri Lanka won the toss and put India to bat first. India is 207 for 1 in 35 overs. Shikhar Dhawan was out for 68

India’s stand-in captain Rohit Sharma went past former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar to become the second highest six-hitter for India in One Day Internationals (ODI). MS Dhoni is leading that chart by a massive margin when it comes to this record.

Rohit Sharma achieved this feat after he smashed a six against Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI at Mohali to go past batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Rohit Sharma is now at number 2 with 83 sixes and Sachin is at number 3 with 71. MS Dhoni has hit 119 sixes, which is 37 sixes more than Rohit Sharma. This is an Indian record created on the Indian soil.

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Rohit Sharma is currently leading Team India in Virat Kohli’s absence. Virat Kohli recently got married to Bollywood starlet Anushka Sharma in a private wedding ceremony in Italy. Virat Kohli had asked for a break from BCCI, excusing himself for playing excessive cricket in 2017.

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Here is a list of top 5 six hitters for India in ODIs:

India is already trailing 0-1 in the ongoing series after losing at Dharamsala.

Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss and put India to bat first. India is at 207 at loss of 1 wicket in 35 overs. Shikhar Dhawan was the only batsman to get dismissed after he scored 68. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma has completed his 16th ODI century.

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Here is the six hit by Rohit Sharma:

India cannot put a foot wrong from here, they need to win both the matches to win the series and keep their reputation intact.