Record Alert: Shubman Gill Surpasses Skipper Rohit Sharma, Becomes The Batter With The Most Six This Year

The second ODI between India and Australia is being played at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. In this match, Australia won the toss and elected to bowl first. While batting first, team India posted a total of 399 runs at the loss of five wickets.

For India, Opener Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer scored solid hundreds. While Iyer scored 105 runs in 90 balls with the help of 11 fours and three sixes, Shubman Gill got 104 runs in 97 deliveries with the help of six fours and four sixes.

During this time, Shubman Gill completed his half-century in just 37 balls. Along with scoring his 10th ODI half-century, he also set another record. Shubman has surpassed the captain Rohit Sharma in hitting the most sixes this year till now. With 4 sixes in this match, Gill has now got 44 sixes across all formats.

Rohit Sharma has hit a total of 43 sixes across all formats this year, but now Shubman Gill has surpassed him. Also, Rohit Sharma is also not the part of the first two ODIs of this series against Australia. It will be interesting to see Rohit’s approach in the third and the final ODI of the series.

India’s playing XI:

Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper and captain), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Prasidh Krishna.

Australia’s playing XI:

David Warner, Matthew Short, Steven Smith (captain), Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis, Alex Carey (wicketkeeper), Cameron Green, Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Spencer Johnson.

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