Rohit Sharma achieves this huge feat in IPL history overtaking Dhoni

He now stands at the top with 217 sixes from 203 matches and 198 innings

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma had achieved a milestone, by breaking MS Dhoni's unique record on Saturday evening at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

This happens as Mumbai Indians (MI) playing with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League in Chennai where Rohit overtook Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni to become the Indian batsman with most number of sixes in the lucrative T20 league. He now stands tall at the top with 217 sixes from 203 matches and 198 innings. 

Dhoni stands second in the list with 206 sixes from 206 matches and 183 innings. Meanwhile, Chris Gayle has 351 sixes under his name from 134 matches and 133 innings. 

Rohit is at the fourth spot on the most run-getters list of the IPL. He has scored 5324 runs in 203 matches so far. RCB skipper Kohli is leading the chart with 5944 runs in 194 matches. Followed by Suresh Raina (5430 runs) and David Warner (5347).

In the match, after successful the toss and electing to bat first, Rohit together with wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock added 55 runs for the opening wicket earlier than he was dismissed on 32 from 25 balls by Vijay Shankar. During the course of his innings, he also smashed two enormous sixes and the identical variety of fours. 

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