George Bailey and Rohit Sharma: 30 sixes in 2013
Australia’s former skipper, George Bailey played 90 ODIs for Australia. He scored 3044 runs in 90 ODIs at an average of 40.58. He looked at his explosive best in the year 2013. Bailey hit 30 sixes in one-day internationals in the year 2013. Half of those sixes came in the ODI series against India.
In 6 matches, he scored 478 runs and hit 15 sixes. Only one batsman scored more sixes and runs than Bailey in that series. Rohit Sharma hit 23 sixes in the same ODI series and was only the highest run-getter. Overall, he hit the joint-most number of sixes in 2013. He too had hit 30 sixes in the year 2013. In the last ODI of the series, Rohit Sharma scored his maiden double-century in one-day cricket. India won the series by a margin of 4-2.