Players with most sixes in international cricket

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most sixes in international cricket: Hitting maximums or out of the park is one of the most exciting yet challenging things on field for any batter, some batter find it hard to hit for a six and mostly rely on fours, while some players are very much capable hitting monstrous hits for sixes.

Today, we gonna look at the players who hit most number of sixes in international cricket.

Who hit most sixes in international cricket?

5.  Martin Guptill

Since making his debut, the destructive opening batsman Martin Guptill has consistently delivered for the New Zealand team. He formed a destructive alliance with Brendon McCullum and engaged in numerous match-defining opening partnerships.

He has struck 383 sixes in the international cricket while featured in 367 games for New Zealand, and is in fifth place in the list of players with most sixes in international cricket.

4. Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum, the player with the reputation to start the his knock in as destructively as possible holds the fourth spot in the list of players with most sixes in international cricket.

The opening batter for New Zealand, who almost guide his side to victory in World Cup 2015, has struck 398 sixes in his career in 432 matches.

3. Shahid Afridi

The player, who like to only score in maximums, yes you guessed it right, we are talking about the former skipper of Pakistan, Shahid Afridi.

The hard-hitting batter, who made his international debut in 1996, has scored 2,856 of his 11,196 runs with the help of 476 sixes at the international stage.

Afridi only participated in 27 Test matches during his career, yet he still managed to hit 52 sixes. However, in the 50-over format, where he scored an astounding 351 sixes in 398 ODIs, his six-hitting prowess was most apparent. He also played well in the twenty-over format, where in 99 T20 Internationals, Afridi smashed 73 sixes.

2. Rohit Sharma

During the second One-Day International against Bangladesh on Wednesday, Captain Rohit Sharma became the second batter in the history of international cricket to hit 500 sixes, becoming the first Indian to do so.

Rohit put up a valiant effort toward the end of the run chase after coming out to bat at No. 9 after suffering a hand injury while standing at slip during the early stage of the game. In order to give India a chance, he produced a brilliant knock (51 not out off 28 balls with three fours and five sixes), but in the end, he was unable to lead them to victory. Nobody else in India has more than 400 sixes. The person closest to Rohit is MS Dhoni, who has 359 sixes.

Captain Rohit Sharma became the first Indian, and the second batter world-wide, in international cricket to hit 500 sixes during the second ODI against Bangladesh.

1.     1. Chris Gayle

Only Chris Gayle of the West Indies, who has 533 sixes, has more international sixes than Rohit, who has 500.

The muscular West Indies opener made his international debut in 1999 and has primarily dealt sixes. With 553 sixes from 483 games in all three formats of international cricket, Chris Gayle holds the record for the most sixes ever. This indicates that the Universe Boss has only used sixes to score 3,318 of his 19,594 total runs.

In 103 Test matches, 301 ODIs, and 79 T20Is, Chris Gayle has struck 98 sixes in tests, 331 ODI sixes, and 124 T20I sixes.

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