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New Delhi, 8 May: Looking at the history of Indian cricket, it shows that from time to time, more than one player has been born, who has brought the name of the country to his best performance. Sachin Tendulkar, who is known as the ‘Lord of Cricket’, has made many big records for the country and himself in this game which have not been broken till date, while there are less chances of breaking in the future as well. Apart from Sachin, in this format of the game many players have made many types of records for the country. In this episode, today we will talk about five such players of the country, who have put the highest number of sixes for the country in ODI format so far. Their names are as follows-
The record of putting the maximum six in ODI format for India is recorded in the name of Rohit Sharma, the limited-overs vice-captain. Sharma has scored 9205 runs at an average of 49.0 in 220, playing 227 ODIs for the country so far. Sharma’s bat has yielded 29 centuries and 43 half-centuries during this period. Apart from this, he has put 244 six and 832 fours in this format of cricket.
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni:
The second big name in this list comes from Mahendra Singh Dhoni, former great captain of Team India. Dhoni has scored 10773 runs in 297 innings at an average of 50.6, playing 350 matches for the country in ODI cricket. During this time, he has 229 sixes and 826 fours off his bat.
The third name in this list comes from former legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, known as God in the cricket world. Tendulkar, playing 463 ODIs for the country, has scored 18426 runs in 452 innings at an average of 44.8. In the ODI format, he has 49 centuries and 96 half-centuries. Apart from this, he has put 196 sixes and 2016 fours in this format.
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The fourth name comes from Sourav Ganguly, the current president and former captain of the BCCI. Ganguly, playing 311 matches in ODIs, has scored 11363 runs in 300 innings at an average of 41.0. In ODI cricket, he has 22 centuries and 72 half-centuries in his name. Apart from this, he has hit 190 sixes and 1122 fours in this format.
The fifth and last name in this list is the name of Yuvraj Singh, a former veteran of the Indian cricket team. Yuvraj played 304 matches in ODI cricket for the country, scoring 8701 runs in 278 innings at an average of 36.5. During this time, 155 sixes and 908 fours have come out of his bat.
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Please tell that Yuvraj has played 14 centuries and 52 half-century innings for the country in ODI cricket. Talk about his bowling performance at the same time, he has taken 111 wickets at an average of 38.7 in 161 innings while playing 304 matches in this format for the country. Yuvraj’s best bowling performance in ODI format is five wickets after spending 31 runs.