These 3 batsmen have hit the most sixes in international cricket, this Indian batsman is on top
In all three formats of cricket, a batsman gets the most runs when playing a big shot against a bowler, hitting a big six while bringing the ball out of the boundary line. In the current era in cricket, batsmen are very adept at doing this work, but in the early days the case of this game was a bit different.
At that time, batsmen used to shy away from hitting sixes while batting in a defensive style. But there has been a lot of change in the style of the batsmen in the ODI and T20 formats, now the batsmen prefer to score runs through sixes. There has been only one batsman like this in international cricket so far. By which more than 500 sixes have been hit in his international career. Through tomorrow, we will tell you about the players who hit the most number of sixes in international cricket.
Rohit Sharma (India)
Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Indian team, popularly known as Hitman all over the world, is included in the third place in terms of hitting the most number of sixes in international cricket. Rohit is counted among the most explosive batsmen in the world. No matter what the format during his batting, Rohit’s style of play always remains the same.
During his international career so far, Rohit has managed to play a total of 406 matches. In which he has also hit 471 sixes. The right-handed batsman has hit the most number of sixes in the ODI (250) format. While he has managed to hit 64 sixes in Tests and 157 in T20s.
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)
Former Pakistan’s dangerous batsman Shahid Afridi, popularly known as Boom Boom, is included in the second position in this list. Whenever Afridi came out to bat on the field, it was not an easy task for any bowler to bowl in front of him.
Afridi was famous all over the world for hitting long sixes during his career. Talking about the international career of this right-handed batsman, Afridi has been an integral part of the Pakistan team from 1996 to 2018. He has scored 476 (52 Tests, 351 ODIs, and 73 T20) sixes in 524 matches in all three formats.
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Chris Gayle (West Indies)
Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle has hit most sixes during international cricket. Famously known as the ‘Universe Boss’, Chris Gayle loves to play the T20 format. Gayle is counted among such batsmen in the world, by whom the ball is thrown out of the boundary line while standing.
The left-handed player has played 483 matches in his international career so far. Gayle has scored 553 (98 Tests, 331 ODIs, and 124 T20) sixes during this period.
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