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 63 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.
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma cements the 2nd place on the tally with 35 sixes in 39 matches. The ace cricketer has amassed 963 runs at a handsome average of 34.39.
2023 T20 World Cup captain Jos Buttler always cause storm whenever he go on to bat, having hammered 33 sixes in 27 outings in T20 World Cup, Buttler finds himself in 3rd spot in terms of hitting the most sixes in T20 World Cup. The wicket-keeper batter has also amassed 799 runs at a staggering average of 42.05 and a healthy strike rate of 144.48.
Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh gets 4th 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, he made 593 runs in 6 T20 World Cups. he has been a part of.
Ex Aussie right hand all-rounder has secured a place on 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.
Swashbuckling Australian opener, David Warner is featured in the 6th place on the elite most sixes in T20 World Cup tally. Warner begin charging the bowlers from the beginning and has got enough muscle to clear the fences. The Southpaw has whacked 31 sixes in 34 matches in the event.
AB DE Villiers
Known as “Mr.360”, AB DE Villiers has hit the 6th 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.
List Of Batters With Most Sixes In T20 World Cup
|Chris Gayle (WI)||33||31||63|
|Rohit Sharma (IND)||39||36||35|
|Jos Buttler (ENG)||27||27||33|
|Yuvraj Singh (IND)||31||28||33|
|Shane Watson (AUS)||24||22||31|
|David Warner (AUS)||34||34||31|
|AB DE Villiers (SA)||30||29||30|
|Virat Kohli (IND)||27||25||28|
|Dwayne Bravo (WI)||34||30||25|
|Mahela Jayawardene (SL)||31||31||25|
|Glenn Maxwell (AUS)||24||21||23|
Chris Gayle has hit the most sixes in T20 World Cup history (61).
Rohit Sharma has smashed the most sixes in T20 World Cup history (35).
Bangladeshi opener, Tamim Iqbal struck the most sixes in the 2016 T20 World Cup, with 16 sixes in 6 innings.
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