Twenty-twenty cricket is known for its quickness and, therefore, the sixes that are hit in huge numbers. But there are days when batters go past their benchmark and make it rain sixes for fun.

It will be a big challenge for any international batter to overcome Hazratullah Zazai’s record of 16 sixes in an innings. But you will never know with the way the game is proceeding. Also, with the emergence of players like Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Liam Livingstone, and Dewald Brewis, it is hard to predict anything when it comes to T20Is.

However, this article will list the batters who have hit more sixes in a T20 international innings. To be precise, we have picked the innings where a batsman has hit 11 or more sixes.

Most Sixes in a T20I Innings by a Batter

Hazratullah Zazai (AFG)16162* (62)IrelandDehradun2019
Zeeshan Kukikhel (HUN)15137 (49)AustriaLower Austria2022
Aaron Finch (AUS)14156 (63)EnglandSouthampton2013
George Munsey (SCO)14127* (56)NetherlandsDublin (Malahide)2019
Richard Levi (SA)13117* (51)New ZealandHamilton2012
Evin Lewis (WI)12125* (62)IndiaKingston2017
Chris Gayle (WI)11100* (48)EnglandWankhede2016
Leslie Dunbar (SER)11117 (50)BulgariaSofia2022
Johnson Charles (WI)11118 (60)South AfricaCenturion2023

Key Stats

Adding to the above table, there are 15 other instances where batters hit 10 sixes in their respective innings. Chris Gayle, Leslie Dunbar, and Aaron Finch also have one 10-sixes innings each, adding to their entries in the above table.

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Dunbar’s both these innings contributed to Serbia’s two international T20 centuries. The list of teams with the most International centuries in T20 cricket can be found here.

Gayle’s 11 sixes in the match against England at Wankhede is the most number of sixes hit in a T20 World Cup match by a batsman. Gayle also holds the record for hitting the most sixes in a single edition of the T20 World Cup.

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England is the only side to be placed twice in the “Against” column of the table.

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