Top 10: Most Sixes by Players in T20 Internationals

The exciting and thrilling T20I format requires batters to possess big six-hitting skills. After all, a batter with six-hitting prowess has the ability to change the game at any moment.

Teams also want such explosive players in their ranks to always keep them ahead in the game. And we have seen some of the finest hitters of the ball, like Chris Gayle, Rohit Sharma, and Suryakumar Yadav, smash bowlers all over the place. 

In this article, let’s take a look at the top 10 batsmen with the most sixes in T20I cricket.

Most Sixes in T20I

Rohit Sharma (IND)151205
Martin Guptill (NZ)118173
Jos Buttler (ENG)114137
Glenn Maxwell (AUS)104134
Suryakumar Yadav (IND)65133
Nicholas Pooran (WI)87132
Paul Stirling (IRE)144128
Aaron Finch (AUS)103125
Chris Gayle (WI)75124
Virat Kohli (IND)117124

Key Insights

180: India’s fiery opening batter, Rohit Sharma, aka Hitman, has smashed the most sixes in the T20I format. He is the only player with over 180 sixes in the shortest format, establishing his dominance against the best of the best bowling attacks.

41: UAE’s Muhammad Waseem became the fastest batsman to hit 100 sixes in T20Is, as he took only 41 innings to reach the mark. He went past West Indies batter Evin Lewis, who smashed 100 sixes in 42 innings.

16: When Afghanistan’s Hazratullah Zazai accumulated an unbeaten 162 off 62 balls against Ireland in 2019, he smashed a staggering 16 sixes. This is the most sixes hit by a player in an innings in T20Is.

68: Suryakumar Yadav, known for his innovative batting, has smashed the most T20I sixes in a calendar year. Surya had a dream run in 2022 as he slammed a whopping 68 sixes, becoming the first batter to go past the 50 mark in a year.

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