New Delhi: Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma can register a big achievement in his name in the 3-match ODI series against New Zealand. During this, Rohit will also leave behind the record of veteran captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni). The first ODI of the series between India and New Zealand will be played in Hyderabad on Wednesday (January 18). Both the teams are performing well at the moment. Where India defeated Sri Lanka in the ODI series in the last match, New Zealand won the historic series by defeating Pakistan.

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He Equaled Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s record for most sixes in ODIs on home soil

Rohit played an inning of 42 runs in the third and last ODI of the series against Sri Lanka which included 2 fours and 3 sixes. During this, he equaled Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s record of most sixes in ODIs on his home soil. Rohit Sharma and Dhoni have the same 123 sixes. Rohit will leave Dhoni behind by hitting a six in the first ODI against New Zealand in Hyderabad.

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Dhoni and Rohit Sharma jointly at number one

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is the second number after Dhoni and Rohit in terms of hitting the maximum number of sixes in ODIs in India. Sachin has hit 71 sixes in ODIs in the country while veteran all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has hit 65 sixes. Rohit scored a total of 142 runs in the 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. During this, he scored a half-century. After Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill, he was at number three in the list of batsmen who scored the most runs.

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Rohit overtook de Villiers

Rohit Sharma left behind South Africa’s veteran batsman AB de Villiers in his 42-run innings against Sri Lanka. De Villiers has scored 9577 runs in One Day International cricket. Rohit Sharma has scored 9596 runs in ODIs. Hitman has reached number 17 in the list of batsmen who have scored the most runs in ODIs.