Serene Delhi: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Wednesday (September 23, 2020) added one other memoir to his establish when he came in to bat in opposition to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the match quantity 5 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
Ro-heated the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi when he change into build in to bat first by the KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik and the hitman grew to alter into the 2nd Indian participant to hit 200 sixes within the history of IPL.
Rohit is now within the support of Chennai Tall Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who has to this point hit 212 sixes, that involves three sixes within the final over in opposition to the Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 23, 2020
Within the general checklist, Rohit is ranked quantity four and is within the support of West Indian Chris Gayle (326) and South African AB de Villiers (214).
Chasing Gayle’s memoir may maybe perchance perchance well be a tricky process for somebody who plays cricket the world over, however the 2nd location is effectively up for make a choice within the 13th version of IPL, which created history by recording one of the best ever opening day viewership for any sports actions league in any country.
Within the match, Rohit’s innings of 80 off 54 change into embellished with 6 sixes and 3 fours. The captain led from the front and made determined that the defending champions posted a immense total in opposition to the 2-time IPL winners. Sharma change into effectively supported by Suryakumar Yadav (47), as the duo positioned on an 89-whisk stand for the 2nd wicket.
MI who had misplaced their opening match build a total of 195 on the scoreboard in their 20-over quota.
Mumbai Indians: 195/5 in 20 overs (Rohit Sharma 80), Suryakumar Yadav (47); Shivam Mavi (2/32)