Top 10 Batsmen With The Most Sixes In International Cricket

Updated - 27 Nov 2023, 04:03 PM

Top 10 Batsmen With The Most Sixes In International Cricket
Top 10 Batsmen With The Most Sixes In International Cricket.

A six is the maximum runs a batsman can smash on a single delivery in the game of cricket. In international cricket, almost every match witnesses at least one six scored by a player. There are many times when a batsman has won a match for his team by smashing a six on the final ball.

There are few batsmen who are popular for smashing sixes. There are many players who have slammed hundreds of sixes in their careers. If we take a look at the top 10 batsmen with the most sixes in international cricket, there are players from almost every major cricket-playing nation. In this listicle, we talk about the top 10 batsmen with the most sixes in international cricket.

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Top 10 Batsmen With The Most Sixes In International Cricket

10. Ross Taylor- 272 Sixes

Ross Taylor, New Zealand
Ross Taylor (Image Credit: Getty)

Ross Taylor takes the 10th spot on this list. The former New Zealand player slammed 272 sixes in international cricket. Taylor, who recently pulled the curtains down on his international career, slammed 55 sixes in Tests, 146 in ODIs, and 71 sixes in T20Is.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

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9. AB de Villiers- 328 Sixes

AB de Villiers, ODI World Cup 2015
AB de Villiers (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former South African player AB de Villiers gets the 9th spot on this list. The former right-handed batsman slammed 328 sixes in international cricket. De Villiers shattered 64 sixes in Tests, 204 in ODIs, and 60 in the shortest format. During his career, De Villiers was known as Mr. 360 due to his ability to smash sixes all over the ground.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

8. Eoin Morgan- 346 Sixes

Eoin Morgan, International Cricket
Eoin Morgan (Image Credit: Twitter)

England’s limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan takes the 8th spot on this list. The left-handed batsman has slammed 346 sixes in international cricket so far. The English player has slammed 6 sixes in Tests, 220 in ODIs, and 120 in T20Is.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

7. Sanath Jayasuriya- 352 Sixes

Sanath Jayasuriya
Sanath Jayasuriya (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Sanath Jayasurya grabs the 7th spot on this list. Jayasuriya was widely popular for his ability to smash sixes. The former left-handed batsman slammed 352 sixes in international cricket during his active career. The former Sri Lanka opener smacked 59 sixes in Tests, 270 in ODIs, and 23 in T20Is. Jayasuriya retired in 2011.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

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6. MS Dhoni-359 Sixes

MS Dhoni, ODIs
MS Dhoni (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni bags 6th spot in this list. Dhoni accounts for 359 sixes in international cricket. Dhoni, who played for India from 2004 to 2019, slammed 78 sixes in Tests and 229 in ODIs. The wicketkeeper-batsman slammed 52 sixes in the shortest format.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

5. Martin Guptill- 369 Sixes

Martin Guptill
Martin Guptill. Credits: Twitter

New Zealand cricketer Martin Guptill takes the 5th spot in this list. Guptill has slammed 39 sixes in international cricket so far. In Tests, the right-handed batsman has shattered 23 sixes. The opening batsman has also slammed 181 sixes in ODIs and 165 sixes in T20Is.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

4. Brendon McCullum- 398 Sixes

Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum grabs the 4th spot in this list. The former right-handed batsman accounts for 398 sixes in international cricket. The former Kiwi opener slammed 107 sixes in Tests, 200 in ODIs, and 91 in T20Is. Brendon Mccullum played for New Zealand from 2002 to 2016.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

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3. Rohit Sharma- 457 Sixes

Rohit Sharma hitting a pull shot. Photo- Getty
Rohit Sharma hitting a pull shot. Photo- Getty

Rohit Sharma captures the 3rd spot in this list. The Indian skipper has slammed 457 sixes across the three formats so far. The right-handed batsman has slammed 63 sixes in Tests, 244 in ODIs, and 150 in T20Is.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

2. Shahid Afridi- 476 Sixes

Pakistan national team
Shahid Afridi[photo: Twitter]
Former Pakistan player Shahid Afridi grabs the 2nd spot in this list. The former right-handed batsman slammed 476 sixes in international cricket during his career. The former Pakistan skipper accounts for 52 sixes in Tests, 351 in ODIs, and 73 in T20Is. Afridi retired from international cricket in 2018.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

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1. Chris Gayle- 553 Sixes

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle (Image Credit: Twitter)

West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle steals the top spot in this list. Gayle is regarded as one of the best hard-hitting batsmen in international cricket. The left-handed batsman has slammed 553 sixes so far. Gayle has slammed 98 sixes in Tests, 331 sixes in ODIs, and 124 sixes in T20Is.

*Stats updated till 29/01/2022.

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