Most sixes in a Test Match, Rohit Sharma, 13 sixes
Rohit Sharma whacked 13 sixes, in a Test against South Africa in 2019. He hit 6 sixes in the first innings and 7 in the second innings. Maximum by a player in a Test Match. He smashed centuries in both the innings of this test.
The right-handed batsman broke the 23-year-old record previously held by Akram. The former Pakistan cricketer had hit twelve sixes in a match against Zimbabwe in 1996.
Rohit Sharma and the record of most sixes in a test match
Rohit Sharma, the Indian cricketer, has set a new record for hitting the most sixes in a Test match. The record was set during India’s recent Test series against South Africa, where Sharma hit a total of 13 sixes in the first Test match, breaking the previous record of 12 sixes held by Pakistan’s Wasim Akram.
Sharma’s record-breaking performance was a key factor in India’s victory over South Africa in the first Test match. He scored 176 runs in just 244 balls, displaying his power-hitting skills and aggressive style of play. Sharma’s innings included a total of 26 fours and 6 sixes. In the second innings, Sharma again hit a century and scored 127 runs making it one of the most entertaining and memorable Test match for him and India. He hit 7 sixes in the second innings.
The Indian opener has been in superb form in recent times, He has also been a consistent performer in limited-overs cricket, where he is known for his aggressive and powerful batting style. His ability to hit sixes at will has made him a fan favorite and one of the most exciting players to watch in the world of cricket.
Sharma’s record-breaking performances are testament to his skill and talent as a cricketer. It also highlights the growing popularity and excitement of Test cricket, which is often considered to be a more traditional and serious form of the game. Sharma’s record will be a tough one to beat, but with many talented cricketers in the world, it will be interesting to see who can challenge it in the future.
Overall, Rohit Sharma’s record of hitting the most sixes in a Test match is a remarkable achievement and a testament to his skill as a cricketer. His aggressive and powerful style of play has made him a fan favorite and one of the most exciting players to watch in the world of cricket. With his recent performance, he has set a benchmark for other cricketers to follow and it will be interesting to see how long his record will stand.
On October 5th, 2019, Rohit Sharma made history during a Test match against South Africa by becoming the first player to score two centuries in a match in his debut as an opening batsman. He not only set this record but also during the same series broke Shimron Hetmyer’s record for hitting the most sixes in a Test series.
Who is the only player to hit 13 sixes in a Test match innings?
Rohit Sharma is the only player to hit 13 sixes in a Test match.
Who held the previous record for most sixes in a Test match?
The previous record for most sixes in a Test match was held by Pakistan’s Wasim Akram, who hit 12 sixes in his innings against Zimbabwe in 1996.
How many sixes did Rohit Sharma hit in his record-breaking Test match?
Rohit Sharma hit 13 sixes in his record-breaking Test match.
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