ICC T20 World Cup: Players with Most Number of Sixes l Top Six Hitters of T20 World Cup

ICC T20 World Cup: Players with Most Number of Sixes l Top Six Hitters of T20 World Cup

 

The ICC T20 World Cup is one of cricket’s most thrilling tournaments in the world. The upcoming ICC T20 World Cup will be the 13th edition of the tournament. People are excited for this tournament. This is not the first time, cricket lovers eagerly wait for it every year. This ICC T20 World Cup tournament will be hosted by India. It is the fourth time India has hosted it. It is a chance for the cricketers to give remarkable performances at the global level. Moreover, it is also an unforgettable moment of excitement and drama for the fans to enjoy the power hitting of sizes or batting performance. 

Since its inception in 2007, the T20 World Cup has witnessed several players showcasing their ability to make a record by giving impressive six, four and many more. From explosive openers to finishers, these players have left a lasting impact on the tournament’s history. Today, we will talk about the most memorable displays of power-hitting sixes in T20 World Cup history.

 

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Most Sixes in the ICC World Cup 2023

  1. Rohit Sharma (India) – 31
  2. David Warner (Australia) – 24
  3. Shreyas Iyer (India) – 24
  4. Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand) – 22
  5. Glenn Maxwell (Australia) – 22
  6. Quinton de Kock (South Africa) – 21
  7. Mitchell Marsh (Australia) – 21
  8. David Miller (South Africa) – 20
  9. Heinrich Klaasen (South Africa) – 19
  10. Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) – 18
  11. Rachin Ravindra (New Zealand) – 17
  12. Kusal Mendis (Sri Lanka) – 15
  13. Mahmudullah (Bangladesh) – 14
  14. Glenn Phillips (New Zealand) – 14
  15. Travis Head (Australia) – 13

 

 

Most sixes in T20 World Cup: Top 10 list

Player Nation Matches Runs Strike Rate No. of sixes
Chris Gayle West Indies 33 965 142.75 63
Rohit Sharma India 39 963 127.88 35
Jos Buttler England 27 799 144.48 33
Yuvraj Singh India 31 593 128.91 33
Shane Watson Australia 24 537 140.94 31
David Warner Australia 34 806 133.22 31
AB de Villiers South Africa 30 717 143.4 30
Virat Kohli India 27 1141 131.3 28
Dwayne Bravo West Indies 34 530 126.79 25
Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lanka 31 1016 134.74 25

 

 

Most Sixes in Cricket World Cup History In All Inning

The record for the most sixes in Cricket World Cup history across all innings is held by Chris Gayle, West India. He smashed 49 sixes in 34 innings. Chris Gayle is known for his aggressive batting style and ability to clear the boundaries with ease. Hence, he holds the record for hitting the most sixes in World Cup history in all the innings. Right now, no one can beat his record. He was able to give this remarkable performance because of his ability to change the course of a match with his explosive batting. His powerful hitting has made him one of the most feared batsmen in the world and a key player for the West Indies in World Cup tournaments.

AB de Villiers, the talented South African batsman, holds the second position for the most sixes in Cricket World Cup history. He has a record of a total of 37 sixes in 22 innings from 2007 to 2015. He is also known for his aggressive batting style and innovative shot-making moves in the field. Throughout his career, he has consistently showcased his ability to score quickly and effectively. He is a gem for the South Africa team. His tally of 37 sixes in Cricket World Cup history highlights his prowess as one of the most dynamic and impactful batsmen in the sport.

Ricky Ponting, the legendary Australian cricketer and former captain holds the third position for the most sixes in Cricket World Cup history. He holds the record of a total of 31 sixes in 42 innings. He is one of the greatest batsmen of his generation. His aggressive batting style and ability to dominate opposition bowling attacks make them powerful cricketers. He played and achieved many World Cup victories by showcasing his ability to perform on the biggest stage.

Brendon McCullum, the New Zealand captain holds the fourth place for the most sixes in Cricket World Cup history. He holds the record of a total of 29 sixes in 27 innings. He is known for his batting style and ability to score quickly made him one of the most exciting players to watch in limited-overs cricket. 

Indeed, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly from the Indian Team also hold the position of the most sixes in Cricket World Cup history. Tendulkar holds the seventh position, while Ganguly is ninth, for the most sixes in Cricket World Cup history. Both are the two of India’s cricketing legends. Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He holds the record of a total of 27 sixes in his all-World Cup career. His strength to dominate opposition bowling attacks and score runs consistently made him a key player for India in World Cup tournaments. He is also known for his batting style and inspiring new cricketers.

Sourav Ganguly, also known as “Dada,” hit a total of 25 sixes in all innings. It gives a fearless approach to batting. Ganguly’s leadership and batting prowess make him successful in the World Cup tournaments and the best cricketer in India.

 

Conclusion:

The ICC T20 World Cup has provided cricket fans with countless moments of excitement and entertainment. As we already talk about the most sixes by the players in the ICC T20 World Cup. These powers hit by the greatest cricketers make the audience crazy. From Herschelle Gibbs’ historic six-sixes to Chris Gayle’s record-breaking exploits, these players have left an indelible mark on the tournament’s history.

 

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