Rohit Sharma alone pummeled 13 sixes as India and South Africa recorded a sum of 36 sixes in the Visakhapatnam Test.
The primary Test among India and South Africa recorded the most number of maximums in a match of the longest arrangement with the different sides beating the past record of 35 sixes in a Test coordinate.
Rohit Sharma alone pummeled 13 sixes as India and South Africa recorded an aggregate of 36 sixes in the Visakhapatnam Test, one more than the beforehand held record by Pakistan and New Zealand in Sharjah in 2014-15.
Most sixes in a Test:
- 36*Ind versus SA Vizag 2019/20
- 35 Pak versus NZ Sharjah 2014/15
- 27 Pak versus Ind Faisalabad 2005/06
- 27 Ban versus NZ Chattogram 2013/14
Mayank Agarwal pursues Rohit with 6 sixes while Ravindra Jadeja and Deal Elgar each hammered 4 sixes.
Every one of the cricketers with maximums in the principal Test:
- Rohit – 13
- Agarwal – 6
- Jadeja, Elgar – 4
- De Kock, Pujara – 2
- Du Plessis, Kohli, Rahane, Markram, Piedt – 1
It has been a match of records up until this point. Rohit Sharma proceeded with his exceptional keep running in his first Test as an opener as he broke Navjot Singh Sidhu’s record of most sixes in a Test coordinate for India. Sidhu had eight sixes in a solitary Test coordinate though Rohit hit 13 sixes in the Test.
Rohit hit 13 sixes in the match, six in first and seven in the subsequent innings, breaking Wasim Akram’s record of 12 sixes in a Test. He additionally turned into the first Indian opener in quite a while to score two centuries in a Test coordinate.
In the mean time, Ravindra Jadeja turned out to be quickest left-arm bowler to 200 Test wickets in 44 Tests. He beat Rangana Herath, who had stepped through 47 Exams to finish the equivalent. Among India bowlers, just R Ashwin has taken 200 wickets in less matches (37) than Jadeja.
Ashwin, then again, equalled Muttiah Muralitharan’s record of being the quickest bowler to scalp 350 Test wickets in only 66 matches.
India crawled more like a success, diminishing South Africa to 117 for 8 at lunch on the fifth and last day of the opening Test on Sunday.