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

PlayerInningsSixes
Ben Stokes (ENG)1317
Joe Root (ENG)1415
Rohit Sharma (IND)1313
Travis Head (AUS)2313
Kusal Mendis (SL)1012
Daryl Mitchell (NZ)1311
Harry Brook (ENG)1411
Mitchell Marsh (AUS)1010
Tim Southee (NZ)1010
Axar Patel (IND)59

Key Insights

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.

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England’s former captain Joe Root has shown his batting skills with some innovative cricketing shots like reverse scoops and ramp shots that have fetched him sixes.

India’s current skipper, Rohit Sharma, is among the big hitters this year, and he is living up to his tag of ‘Hitman’.

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