Rohit Sharma Scripts History, Shatters Kieron Pollard’s Big Record On 250th IPL Match

Rohit Sharma Scripts History, Shatters Kieron Pollard's Big Record On 250th IPL Match

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Rohit Sharma in action for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2024© AFP

Former Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma leap-frogged Kieron Pollard’s long-standing record for most sixes for the Mumbai-based franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rohit achieved the remarkable feat during Mumbai Indians’ clash against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the 33rd match of the IPL 2024 at Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. The 36-year-old faced 25 balls against PBKS and scored 36 runs at a strike rate of 144. He slammed 2 fours and 3 overhead boundaries during his time on the crease. Currently, Rohit has smashed 224 sixes for MI in the T20 tournament.  Pollard holds the second place on the list with 223 sixes.

Hardik Pandya and Ishan Kishan stand in the third and fourth place with 104 and 103 sixes respectively.

Coming to the match, Sam Curran-led PBKS won the toss and decided to bowl against Hardik Pandya’s MI on Thursday.

Punjab Kings (Playing XI): Rilee Rossouw, Prabhsimran Singh, Sam Curran (C), Jitesh Sharma (Wk), Liam Livingstone, Shashank Singh, Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh.

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI):Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan (Wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Hardik Pandya (C), Tim David, Romario Shepherd, Mohammad Nabi, Gerald Coetzee, Shreyas Gopal, Jasprit Bumrah.

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Rohit Sharma Scripts History, Shatters Kieron Pollard’s Big Record On 250th IPL Match

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