In the 57th match of IPL 2023, there was a contest between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans (MI vs GT) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In which Mumbai Indians, batting first, scored 218 runs at the loss of 5 wickets and gave GT a target of 219 runs to win. In this match, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma Captain MI made a new record in the history of IPL.
Rohit Sharma, captain of Mumbai Indians, while batting deadly, scored 29 runs in 18 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 3 fours. Though, he missed out on long innings, but with 2 latest sixes, he completed 200 sixes in IPL. He became the second batsman from Mumbai Indians to hit 200 sixes in IPL.
Most sixes in the name of this player for MI
Significantly, Kieron Pollard has hit the most sixes for MI in IPL history. He has played 189 matches for MI, hitting 223 sixes in 171 innings. Now, after Pollard it is Rohit Sharma who has completed 200 sixes. Rohit has registered 201 sixes. At the same time, the picture is also that no other batsman of Mumbai Indians has been able to complete 100 sixes in IPL. Hardik Pandya’s name is on the third position. Till the time Hardik Pandya played for Mumbai Indians, he had hit 98 sixes.
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Top 3 batsmen with most sixes in IPL
1. Chris Gayle: 357 sixes
2. AB de Villiers: 251 sixes
3. Rohit Sharma: 250 sixes
4. MS Dhoni: 239 sixes
5. Virat Kohli: 229 sixes