Rohit Sharma Could Break This Record During India vs Australia, 1st T20I 2019
Rohit Sharma (Photo Credits: Getty)

After losing against India on their own soil, Australia is back to play two T20Is and five ODI series which is slated to start on February 24, 2019. The T20I series will begin on February 24, 2019, in Vishakhapatnam. During the first game, Rohit could add yet another feather to his hat. The Mumbai batsman just needs a couple of sixes to surpass Martin Guptill and West Indies Chris Gayle to become the batsman with the most number of sixes in T20Is. Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Others Hit the Nets Ahead of the First T20I Against Australia at Vizag (See Pics).

Sharma currently has 102 sixes under his belt whereas, New Zealand’s Martin Guptill has hit 102 sixes. Whereas Universe Boss, Chris Gayle has slammed 103 maximums. It was during India vs New Zealand’s third match, that Rohit Sharma hit a couple of sixes and went on to become the joint highest six-hitter for India with 215 hits. He currently shares the record with MS Dhoni. India vs Australia 2019 Schedule Free PDF Download Online: IND vs AUS Full Timetable With Match Dates, Fixture Timings and Venue Details.

Before the announcement of the squads for the upcoming series against Australia, it was said that Sharma could be rested but then was included for the series. The matches are considered to be quite important considering the fact that the World Cup 2019 is in the offing. Check out the preview for India vs Australia series below:

The second T20I is slated to be held in Bengaluru respectively on February 27, 2019. The two teams will later face-off in five-match One-day International (ODI) series, starting on March 2 in Hyderabad.