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Top 10: Most Sixes in a T20I Innings by a Team

Nowadays, T20I cricket is all about scoring runs at a faster pace, which includes smashing boundaries at regular intervals. To post huge totals on the board, teams ask players to use their power-hitting skills to slam huge sixes.

On many occasions, teams have scored a significant chunk of runs just by hitting towering sixes. One such instance is when Nepal batters smashed a whopping 26 sixes against Mongolia in a T20I innings.

That said, here’s a look at the most sixes hit by a team in a T20I innings.

Most Sixes in a T20I Innings (By Teams)

Batting Team6sAgainstVenueDate
Nepal26MongoliaHangzhou27 Sep 2023
Japan23ChinaMong Kok15 Feb 2024
Afghanistan22IrelandDehradun23 Feb 2019
West Indies22South AfricaCenturion26 Mar 2023
West Indies21IndiaLauderhill27 Aug 2016
India21Sri LankaIndore22 Dec 2017
Austria21LuxembourgIlfov County31 Aug 2019
Scotland20NetherlandsDublin (Malahide)16 Sep 2019
England20South AfricaBristol27 Jul 2022
Netherlands19IrelandSylhet21 Mar 2014

Key insights from the above table

9 & 34: Apart from the 26 sixes from Nepal, they also broke 2 records in T20I cricket. Nepal batters Kushal Malla (137* off 50) and Dipendra Singh Airee (52* off 10) went bonkers against Monolian bowlers, scoring the fastest T20I century (34 balls) and fastest fifty in the 20-over format (9 balls), respectively.

49.68: Moreover, Nepal posted the highest team total in T20Is by scoring 314 runs. Out of the 314 runs, almost 49.68% of the runs came from 26 sixes hit by them.

22: Out of the 22 sixes hit by Afghanistan, Hazratullah Zazai slammed 16 sixes in his knock of 162 against Ireland, making it the most sixes hit by a player in a T20I innings.

55: On more than 55 occasions, teams have smashed 15 or more sixes in a T20I innings.

8: Out of those 55 instances, the mighty West Indies have hit 15 or more sixes on 8 or more occasions, showing their ultimate batting prowess in the shorter format.

2: Austria and Scotland are the only 2 associate teams that have slammed 20-plus sixes in a T20I innings.

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