Test Cricket is synonymous with patience, grit, and perseverance. In a format where the ball does a lot of talking, batsmen ought to judge the lines and lengths accurately to succeed. During the late 90s and early 2010s, very rarely you would see batsmen playing in the air and take risks.
However, in the last decade or so, the game has seen a lot of batsmen taking an aggressive approach even in Test Cricket. There are a lot more sixes being hit in the last decade as compared to the early years of Test Cricket. A lot of credit for that should also be given to the introduction of T20 cricket.
The fans, today, witness sixes being hit more frequently in Test Cricket. On that note, here’s a look at which five players have hit the most sixes in Test Cricket since 2018:
5 Batsmen With The Most Sixes In Test Cricket Since 2018
A hard hitter and an aggressive English batsman, Jos Buttler is one of the finest talents in limited over’s cricket. He has been a prolific run-scorer for England in white-ball cricket. However, when it comes to Test Cricket, he hasn’t been able to achieve that consistency. Since 2014, he has represented England in 52 Tests, scoring 2793 at an average of 33.6.
Interestingly, since 2018, Jos Buttler has hit the fifth-most number of sixes in Test Cricket with 22 sixes to his name. In the ongoing Test series against India, Jos Buttler has struggled to come good. In 4 innings, he has managed to score 65 runs. He has hit 10 fours but is yet to hit a six in the series. He would be eying to add a few maximums to his name in the remaining three games in the series.