Top 10 Most Sixes 6’s Hit by any Batsman
1. Shahid Afridi
Shahid Afridi is very much famous for his highest strike rate and also known as the name of Boom Boom in the world cricket. He is the first man who scored the quickest hundred in the history of the cricket and his record in remain on the top of the list for several years. The boom boom Afridi also holds the record of the hitting the most sixed in the ODI history of the cricket. He thrashed for 351 sixes in his 398 ODIs innings. The legendary Pakistani cricketer is regarded as the amazing bit-hitting batsman of all times and he also hits the longest six in any format of the cricket.
2. Sanath Jayasuriya
The former Sri Lankan caption and batsman is been renowned as the greatest player of all time of the ODI cricket. He is been given the credited of brining the revolution in the ODI cricket because of his explosive batting and the strong powerful hitting and striking against the any greatest bowler of the cricket history. Jayasuriya is ranked at second place in the list of most hitting sixes in the ODI cricket by hitting 270 sixes in his 433 innings with his 445 international appearances.
3. Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is the current West Indies left handed batsman and recognized as the greatest big and massive hitting cricketer in the limited over matches. He set some the great and numerous records in the all format of the cricket. He is included among four player who scored 2 triple centuries in the test cricket. Chris Gayle has blasted the 238 great sixes in his 264 innings of the ODI career and appeared for his team in 269 ODI matches and he is ranked third in the list of the top 10 most sixes hit by any batsman.
4. Sachin Tendulkar
The man who show his batting class and is been recognized as greatest batsman of all times of the cricket. The man who scored the maximum runs in both the formats of the cricket games why he is been not include in the list of most sixes hit by any batsman in the ODI cricket. The maser blaster has slapped 195 sixed in his 463 international matches and 453 innings. He also holds the record of making most hundred by any batsman in the history of cricket.
5. Brendon McCullum
The former New Zealand cricketer and caption has famous for his massive strikes in the limited over games of the cricket. He is also best known for quick scoring in the test format of the cricket and holds the record of fastest hundred in the test cricket. Brendon McCullum is placed at No. 5 in the list of the most sixes hit by any batsman in the ODI history of cricket with smashes of the 190 sixes in the 223 career innings in total 254 international appearances.
6. Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly who is famous as “Dada” among his cricket fans is the former Indian caption and batsman. He is the most successful Indian caption and currently is the president of the CAB and member of IPL governing committee. Sourav Ganguly is ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 most sixes hitting by any batsman in the cricket history. He hit 190 sixes in his professional career of the 300 ODI innings in 311 international appearances with the batting average of 41 strike rate of 74.
7. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is the current Indian caption of the ODI’s and the T 20 format. He is the attacking right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper. He is the only caption of the cricket history who win the both world cups of ODI and T 20 International as the caption and also been regarded as the greatest finisher of the game. MS Dhoni has so far hit 188 sixes in his 270 international appearances in 236 ODI’s innings and ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 batsmen who blasted most sixed in the ODI’s.
8. AB de-Villiers
De Villiers is the current South African caption in the all format of the cricket. He is currently the world No. 1 batsman in the ODI format of the cricket. Although he named himself for many record but the most exclusive record he holds is the fastest hundred that he just made on 31 balls against the West Indies at Johonsberg. De Villiers has slapped for 181 sixes in his 195 international matches and he also holds the record of the hitting the maximum fours of 743 in his 187 innings.
9. Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting is the former Australian Caption and batsman and the most successful batsman and caption of the cricket history. In his captioning the Australian cricket team has twice win the world cup first in 2003 and second in 2007. The legendary batsman has slammed for 162 sixes in his 375 international matches with the average of 42 and the strike rate of 80 and ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 batsmen who slammed for most sixes in the ODI matches.
10. Chris Cairns
Chris Cairns is the former New Zealand all-rounder and played in both format test and ODI games of the cricket. He occasionally caption for the New Zealand national team in the absence of Stephen Fleming for seven times in his career. Chris Cairns has smashed for 153 sixes in his professional career and represent his team in 215 matches and ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 batsmen who slapped the most sixed in the history of international cricket.