Cricket’s longest format, Test cricket, is famous for its traditional strokeplay where batters tend to play shots by the ground. But the times have changed, and some batters look to loft the ball in the air to deliver it to the stands.
With the new cycle of the World Test Championship (WTC) kicked off in August, some intense Test series have been lined up. And it is anticipated that the batters will send the red cherry flying into the stands.
So, here are the top 10 batters with the most Test sixes in 2023.
Most Test Sixes in 2023
|Ben Stokes (ENG)||13||17|
|Joe Root (ENG)||14||15|
|Rohit Sharma (IND)||11||13|
|Travis Head (AUS)||19||13|
|Kusal Mendis (SL)||10||12|
|Daryl Mitchell (NZ)||12||11|
|Harry Brook (ENG)||14||11|
|Tim Southee (NZ)||10||10|
|Axar Patel (IND)||5||9|
|Dhananjaya de Silva (SL)||10||8|
England’s Test team has been riding on their ‘Bazball’ style of play, and some of the players have slammed huge sixes. Players like Harry Brook, England’s skipper Ben Stokes, and Joe Root have high chances of ending at the top of this list.
India’s current skipper, Rohit Sharma, is among the big hitters this year, and he is living up to his tag of ‘Hitman’.