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
About Rohit Sharma (from Wikipedia Page)
Rohit Gurunath Sharma is an Indian international cricketer who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and captains Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League as a right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler.
He is the vice-captain of the Indian national team in limited-overs formats.
Sharma holds the world record for the highest individual score by a batsman playing in a one-day international match, having scored 264 against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, on 13 November 2014.
He is the only player to have scored three double-centuries in this form of international cricket.
In January 2020, Sharma was named as the ODI Player of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
During the 2019 World Cup, Sharma became the first batsman to score five hundreds in a single edition in World Cup history.
On 5 October 2019, during a Test match against South Africa, Sharma became the first batsman to score two centuries in a match on his first appearance as an opening batsman. In the same series, he broke Shimron Hetmyer’s record for the highest number of sixes in a Test series.
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