Six is a trademark trait in the shortest format of the game. Most of the players like to deal with sixes in T20 cricket rather than taking single and doubles. Of course, you will be getting the sloggers like Chris Gayle, Yuvraj Singh, AB DE Villiers on this list, who are known for hitting sixes irrespective of format. Let’s take a gaze at the players with the most sixes in T20 World Cup history.
The Caribbean legend Chris Gayle conquers the chart with 61 sixes in 30 matches (28 innings). Gayle has amassed 945 runs at an astonishing strike rate of 144.93. West Indies won the T20 World Cup twice in 2012 & 2016, Gayle was a part of the side on both occasions.
Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh gets 2nd place on the list of the most sixes in World Cup T20. Singh has hit 33 sixes in 31 matches (29 innings). With a strike rate of 128.9, Yuvraj has made 593 runs in 6 T20 World Cups. he has been a part of.
Ex Aussie right hand all-rounder has secured a place in the list with 31 sixes in 24 games (22 innings). Watson was known for his aggressive stroke play all around the park. Maintaining a strike rate of 140.94, Watson amassed 537 runs in T20 World Cup history.
AB DE Villiers
Known as “Mr.360”, AB DE Villiers has hit the 4th most number of sixes in the T20 World Cup history. AB has scored 717 runs in 29 innings at a captivating strike rate of 143.40, including 30 sixes. In spite of being a superstar player, DE Villiers has not had the privilege to hold the T20 World Cup.
The highest run-getter in the T20 World Cup, Mahela Jayawardene takes the 5th spot on the list of the most sixes in T20 World Cup history. The former Lankan skipper has smashed 25 sixes in his T20 WC career. Many people can take it surprisingly as he is not a hard hitter of the ball but definitely the sweetest timer of the ball.
The two times T20 World Cup winner, Dwayne Bravo has got a spot on this elite list with 24 sixes in 31 matches, he has played in the T20 World Cup. Bravo usually comes at No.7 in batting, plays a role of a slogger. Bravo can decently attack pacers and spinners at a good strike rate of 129.65 and boost the score of his team.
|Player with Most Sixes In T20 World Cup||Sixes|
|AB DE Villiers||30|
|Shakib Al Hasan||23|
Chris Gayle has hit the most sixes in T20 World Cup history (60).
Yuvraj Singh has smashed the most sixes in T20 World Cup history (33).