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World Cup 2023: Rohit Sharma joint-fastest to 1000 World Cup runs

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Rohit Sharma joint-fastest to 1000 World Cup runs

Rohit Sharma joint-fastest to 1000 World Cup runs: Rohit Sharma, the skipper of India, has scored 1000 runs in the World Cup in the joint-fastest period. Rohit created a stunning performance against Afghanistan to achieve 1,000 runs and join David Warner as the fastest hitter to do so, needing only 21 runs after going for a duck against Australia.

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In the IND versus AFG match in Delhi, he also surpassed Chris Gayle’s record for the most sixes in international cricket.

The 36-year-old was on the verge of surpassing Chris Gayle of the West Indies as the cricketer with the most sixes in international cricket until today. Chris Gayle held the record with 553 sixes, however Rohit was only 2 sixes away from surpassing it.

Earlier, Rohit became the fastest to hit 550 sixes, surpassing Gayle (548) to reach the feat in just 471 innings across formats.

Most international sixes across formats:

Rohit Sharma (India): 554 sixes*

Chris Gayle (West Indies): 553 sixes

Shahid Afridi (Pakistan): 476 sixes

Brendon McCullum (New Zealand): 398 sixes

Martin Guptill (New Zealand): 383 sixes

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Additionally, Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the most hundreds in an ODI World Cup may be broken by Indian captain Virat Kohli. With six hundreds each, Rohit Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar are now at the top of the leaderboard.

But if he scores another century, he will surpass the Master Blaster and become the World Cup player with the most centuries.

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IPL 2024 Final: Kavya Maran Can’t Hold Back Tear After SRH’s Final Loss against KKR

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IPL 2024 Final: Kavya Maran Can't Hold Back Tear After SRH's Final Loss against KKR

Kavya Maran Can’t Hold Back Tear After SRH’s Final Loss against KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders finally have won the final match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. It was the 3rd title for the KKR after 2012 and 2014.

With a phenomenal bowling attack from KKR, Andre Russel have took three wickets while Vaibhav Arora and Mitcell Starc took two wickets each.

SRH owner Kavya Maran could not control her tear as she waved towards the crowd, and the video of her reaction after the match has gone viral on social media.

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“Really happy, credit goes to Abhishek Nayar, all the credit in the world, the way he’s worked for the franchise. Some contributions go unnoticed, I want to make sure they don’t. He was the one who built this Indian core. We waited for 10 years, credit to the management and the coaching staff,” Venkatesh Iyer said after the match.

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This was KKR’s first IPL championship in ten years, and Gautam Gambhir served as their mentor. They have, incidentally, won the previous two titles with Gambhir at the helm.

“When GG bhai was appointed as the mentor I had messaged him and said I am very happy he’s coming back to KKR, but he said that he would be happy if we are on that podium lifting the trophy. Today is that day and I will never forget that message,” Nitish Rana said when asked about Gambhir’s impact.

Rinku Singh also echoed similar sentiments as the KKR players celebrated the victory.

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“Outstanding feeling right now. Dream has come true – I have been here for 7 years and we are so happy. Credit to GG sir. I will finally lift the IPL trophy. It was God’s plan,” he said.

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MS Dhoni Spotted At A Hair Saloon in Mumbai

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MS Dhoni Spotted At A Hair Saloon in Mumbai: Former India and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain, MS Dhoni, was recently seen at a hair salon in Mumbai. The cricket icon last participated in an IPL 2024 virtual knockout match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium between CSK and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB).

Team CSK lost match in eliminator in the IPL, managed to finish the fifth in the points table. In the eliminator match, he contributed 25 runs but he was out in the final over.

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However, a facn shared a video in Instagram providing a recent glimpse of Dhoni, were the iconic wicket-keeper batter is seen entering a hair salon in Mumbai.

“It’s extraordinary. I heard about it first; then we played them [CSK] twice. They came to Lucknow, and our capacity crowd [in Ekana Stadium] is about 50,000, and honestly, there would have been 48,000 MS Dhoni number seven shirts. I couldn’t believe it, and then we went to CSK, and there wasn’t 98%; there was 100%.”

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“And it’s unbelievable. The hero worship in India is unbelievable. And look, I felt it when we played in India before as a player, particularly with Sachin Tendulkar. Then, when I was coaching with [Australia], Virat Kohli, and MS Dhoni, But when you get over there, it’s unbelievable.”

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LSG’s head coach Justing Langer was amazed by MS Dhoni’s outstandign popularity during the IPL 2024, especially druing away games for CSK.

Speaking on BBC Sport’s podcast “Stumped,” Langer expressed his disbelief at the level of support Dhoni received.

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