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Top 5 Players Who Hit the Most Sixes in International Cricket

Top 5 Players Who Hit the Most Sixes in International Cricket

This list showcases the top five batsmen who have hit the most sixes in international cricket. It highlights their exceptional ability to clear the boundary ropes across different formats and matches, demonstrating their skill and power with the bat.

5. Martin Guptill (NZ)- 383 Sixes

Martin Guptill, the powerful opening batsman from New Zealand, is known for hitting a lot of sixes in international cricket. He has smashed 383 sixes in total, making him the fifth-best in the world. Guptill has hit 23 sixes in Test matches, 187 sixes in One Day Internationals (ODIs), and 173 sixes in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). His strong and aggressive batting style is especially effective in limited-overs cricket. In T20I matches, he has hit more sixes than anyone except Rohit Sharma. This makes Guptill one of the most dangerous batsmen in shorter formats of the game.

4. Brendon McCullum (NZ)- 398 Sixes

Brendon McCullum hit 398 sixes in international cricket. He was famous for his aggressive batting style. During his career, which lasted from 2002 to 2016, he scored 14,676 runs in all formats of the game. McCullum was known for hitting boundaries, especially in One Day Internationals (ODIs). This made him one of the most fearless hitters in cricket, and his reputation remains strong even after he retired.

3. Shahid Afridi (PAK)- 476 Sixes

Shahid Afridi, also known as Boom Boom Afridi, is famous for hitting sixes in international cricket, with 476 sixes in total. His powerful and attacking batting style made him very popular among fans. He hit 73 sixes in T20 Internationals (T20Is), 351 sixes in One Day Internationals (ODIs), and 52 sixes in Test matches. This incredible achievement has made him a legend in the world of cricket.

2. Chris Gayle (WI)- 553 Sixes

Chris Gayle, who used to open the batting for the West Indies cricket team, had the highest number of sixes in international cricket until Rohit Sharma hit more. Gayle is known for his great power, making him one of the best at hitting sixes. In all types of international cricket games, he hit 553 sixes. In T20 cricket, which includes different leagues around the world, he hit an incredible 1056 sixes.

1. Rohit Sharma (IND)- 597 sixes

Rohit Sharma, also known as “Hitman,” has hit the most sixes in international cricket with a total of 597. He achieved this record during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in a match against Afghanistan, surpassing the previous record held by Chris Gayle. Rohit has hit 323 sixes in One Day Internationals (ODIs), 80 sixes in Test matches, and 190 sixes in Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). This makes him one of the best power hitters in the history of cricket.

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