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MS Dhoni becomes first Indian to smash 350 international sixes

Dhoni achieved the feat in the 2nd T20I against Australia in Bengaluru. and surprisingly, Rohit Sharma was one six short of reaching 350 sixes as well but did not play in the match.

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New Delhi Published on: February 27, 2019 20:56 IST
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MS Dhoni becomes first Indian to smash 350 international sixes

Former Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has now become the first Indian to smash 350 international sixes and is fifth in the list of the all-time highest scorers. 

Dhoni achieved the feat in the 2nd T20I against Australia in Bengaluru.

Surprisingly, Rohit Sharma is one six short of reaching 350 sixes as well, however, the vice-captain did not feature in the 2nd T20I against Australia. 

The list of the highest scorer of international sixes is led by the 'Universe Boss', Chris Gayle, who has smashed 492, followed by former Pakistan skipper, Shahid Afridi who has hammered 476. Brendon McCullum is third on the list with 398, followed by Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya with 352.

Dhoni smashed 40 off 23 deliveries in the 2nd T20I as the former and the current India skipper, Virat Kohli, ran riot in Bengaluru. The skipper hammered the Australian bowlers as he went on to score his 20th T20I half-century and ended with scores of 72*.

Australia won the toss put India to bat in the 2nd T20I. KL Rahul opened India's innings with an aggresive start as he went on to score 47 before being dismissed. 

Dhawan had a slow start which led to his departure after Rahul was dismissed. However, the opener's dismissal sparks controversy

India went on to post a mammoth total of 190/4 as Kohli and Dhoni gave the Aussie bowlers a run for their money. 

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