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Rohit Sharma: Making History in IPL 2024 with 500 T20 Sixes & Surpassing Raina in CSK vs MI

Rohit Sharma: In the electrifying clash between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in IPL 2024, Rohit Sharma, the swashbuckling opener, etched his name in the annals of T20 history. It was a spectacle not just of rivalry but of rewriting records that left cricket aficionados spellbound.

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Rohit Sharma: The ‘Hitman’ Strikes Again

Rohit Sharma hit an amazing century against CSK. It wasn’t just any ordinary score; it was an incredible display of hitting the ball really hard. Before the game, Rohit only needed three sixes to be the first Indian player to hit 500 sixes in T20 cricket.

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Rohit hit eleven fours and five big sixes during his turn at bat. This showed how good he is at hitting the ball with power. When he hit his third six, thanks to Ravindra Jadeja’s bowling, he made history. He became the first Indian to reach 500 T20 sixes. The nickname ‘Hitman’ suits him perfectly.

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Surpassing Suresh Raina

Playing at his home ground, he broke another record, this time in the IPL’s big match between CSK and MI. He only needed 11 runs to beat CSK legend Suresh Raina’s record for the most runs scored in CSK vs MI matches. Rohit saw the chance and made sure his name would go down in history once more.

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Even though Rohit played fewer innings (28) than Raina (30), his 747 runs at an average of 28 and a strike rate of 128.67 show how much he dominates this famous rivalry. Even the former CSK captain, MS Dhoni, couldn’t beat this record.

Rohit Sharma’s T20 career has been nothing short of extraordinary, amassing a staggering 11,417 runs, including 1028 fours and now 502 maximums. In this IPL season alone, Rohit has showcased sublime form, scoring 156 runs at a phenomenal strike rate of 167.74.

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image 15 120 jpg Rohit Sharma: Making History in IPL 2024 with 500 T20 Sixes & Surpassing Raina in CSK vs MI

Rohit’s journey in IPL 2024 has been one of breaking barriers. He became the third batter in the tournament to score a century, joining the likes of Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler. His recent feat of becoming the third Indian in the IPL to take 100 catches further solidifies his status as a modern day great.

FAQ

  1. Who previously held the record for the most runs in CSK vs MI matches?

    Suresh Raina with 710 runs

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