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



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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T20 World Cup 2024: Virat Kohli Out of T20 WC 2024- Report



T20 World Cup 2024 Virat Kohli Out of T20 WC 2024- Report

Virat Kohli Out of T20 WC 2024: The speculation that Virat Kohli would not play in the T20 World Cup 2024 increased after the World Cup 2023 completed. Although there haven’t been any verified reports of the same as of yet, this has been a frequent subject of conversation.

Ajit Agarkar, the head of the selection committee, Rahul Dravid, captain Rohit Sharma, and other board members appeared to have outlined a plan of action for the T20 World Cup in the USA and the West Indies.

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While Jasprit Bumrah and Rohit are expected to remain in the team for the event despite missing the Australia and South Africa series, Kohli may not be.

This is according to a report in Dainik Jagran. Though he has a strong track record in T20I and the IPL, the board may just be considering a different middle-order option.

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According to the Jagran report, an official from the BCCI informed the newspaper that Ishan Kishan may be selected in the middle order since they are seeking a batsman who can attack from the outset. The insider said that Kohli’s IPL 2024 performances would also be taken into consideration; however, he might not be able to play when he opens for his team, the RCB. The opening spaces, however, appear to be mostly empty.

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The official also added that Kohli will be consulted about his future before any decision is made.


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IPL: Glenn Maxwell says ‘I’ll play until I can’t walk anymore’



IPL Glenn Maxwell says ‘I’ll play until I can’t walk anymore’

IPL Glenn Maxwell: Glenn Maxwell, an explosive hitter for Australia, has made a bold declaration: he will play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) until he “can’t walk anymore.” In the fast-paced world of cricket, careers develop like chapters.

Maxwell, 35, discusses the importance of the Indian Premier League in his career and shares his goals for the T20 World Cup as he prepares to captain the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League.

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A key member of Australia’s World Cup-winning team, Glenn Maxwell has been a mainstay in the Indian Premier League, making frequent appearances for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

“The IPL will probably be the last tournament I ever play, as I will play the IPL until I can’t walk anymore,” he said candidly at Melbourne Airport.

Glenn Maxwell emphasizes the lessons he learned from playing with international players like AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli and credits the IPL for much of his own development.

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Reflecting on the IPL’s impact, Maxwell expressed, “It’s just the greatest learning experience that any player could ask for.”

With the T20 World Cup in June, he hopes more Australian players would take advantage of the chance to play in the IPL. The IPL, with its diverse conditions and star-studded line-ups, provides a valuable platform for players to enhance their skills and adapt to different playing environments.

“As soon as we won this World Cup, we all talked about the refocus towards the next one,” Glenn Maxwell remarked. The excitement builds for the upcoming BBL season, where players have the chance to make headlines for the right reasons and vie for coveted spots in the national squad.

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Maxwell’s dedication to the IPL demonstrates the league’s attraction as well as the rich chances it offers cricket players. Beyond the flash and splendor, the IPL is an essential venue for developing abilities, forming friendships with worldwide celebrities, and getting ready for international competitions. While Glenn Maxwell pursues his cricket career, the Indian Premier League (IPL) continues to be a dynamic chapter that enhances the game and leaves a lasting impression on players’ careers.


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