With time, the batters have embraced power-hitting skills and have used them to hit huge sixes. Teams are also backing such players and giving them the freedom to smash towering sixes to push the team’s total.
This six-hitting was on display when England batters hammered 26 sixes against the Netherlands in an ODI innings. On that note, let’s take a look at the top 10 teams that have hit the most sixes in an ODI innings.
Most Sixes in an ODI Innings by a Team
|England||26||Netherlands||Amstelveen||17 Jun 2022|
|England||25||Afghanistan||Manchester||18 Jun 2019|
|England||24||West Indies||St George’s||27 Feb 2019|
|West Indies||23||England||Bridgetown||20 Feb 2019|
|New Zealand||22||West Indies||Queenstown||1 Jan 2014|
|West Indies||22||England||St George’s||27 Feb 2019|
|England||21||Australia||Nottingham||19 Jun 2018|
|South Africa||20||India||Wankhede||25 Oct 2015|
|England||20||India||Pune||26 Mar 2021|
|South Africa||20||Australia||Centurion||15 Sep 2023|
15: England is the only team that has smashed 15 or more sixes in more than 10 ODI innings.
498: When England hit 26 sixes against the Netherlands in June 2022, the English side also posted the highest team total in the 50-over format by a team. The 26 sixes accumulated approximately 31.32 percent of England’s total score.
46: The ODI match between the West Indies and England in 2019 at St. George’s saw both teams tonk a total of 46 sixes throughout the game. This is the most number of sixes smashed in a match involving two teams.
25: England also holds the record for slamming the most sixes in an innings in a World Cup match. They achieved this feat in the 2019 World Cup edition against Afghanistan, as they hit 25 sixes.
17: In the same match, England’s skipper Eoin Morgan hammered 17 sixes out of the 25. This is the highest number of sixes hit in an ODI innings by a batter.