Rohit Sharma, playing his first match as an opener, has played very well in the Visakhapatnam test match. The ‘Hitman’, who scored 176 runs in the first innings, destroyed the record book in the second innings as well. Rohit, who created history by scoring 127 runs, has now become the only Indian batsman to hit the most sixes in a Test match.
Rohit hit a total of 13 sixes in this match. He hit 6 sixes in the first innings and 7 sixes in the second. Rohit, who hit 13 sixes in a match, broke the record of Wasim Akram of Pakistan. Akram had hit 12 sixes in an unbeaten 257 runs in October 1996. Earlier, Hitman also surpassed Navjot Singh Sidhu in the same match. As soon as Rohit Sharma hit his 9th six in the second innings of this match, he broke the record of former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu who had hit 8 sixes in 1994 against Sri Lanka in Lucknow.