India lost the second ODIs match by 5 runs and also the three-match ODIs series against Bangladesh on Wednesday but the innings of Rohit Sharma won the heart of the Indian cricket fans.
The knock played by the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma of 51* runs off 28 deliveries was fantastic as well as entertaining because his innings laced with 3 fours and 5 sixes and cricket fans enjoy the boundaries in the tough fight between two subcontinent nations. However, Rohit’s left-hand thumb was dislocated earlier in the match and nevertheless, he played a splendid knock now he will not available for the last ODI match and is also doubtful for the test series against Bangladesh.
Indian skipper came to bat at no.9 because of his thumb injury and his terrific innings change the temper of the one-sided ODI match to the thriller T20I game. When he walked in India needed 71 runs to win the game and played fight like a lone wolf but he didn’t clinch the victory over the Bangladeshi tigers and lost the clash by just 5 runs.
In his innings of 51* runs, he smashed 3 fours and 5 maximums over the ground, and with this feat, he became the first Indian batter to smash 500 sixes in International cricket. He achieved this feat in the over of Mahmudullah and also became the second batter in the world to achieve this milestone after Chris Gayle.
Rohit became the fastest batter to hit 502 sixes in 428 international matches however Chris Gayle achieve this feat in 447th International matches. Currently, Rohit has 502 sixes in 428 international matches whereas Gayle has 553 sixes in 483 international matches. Rohit Sharma also leads the no.1 spot for the highest number of sixes in T20Is and on the fourth spot in ODIs.