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Top 10: Teams with Most Sixes in a Single T20 World Cup Edition

Nowadays, six-hitting has become an integral part of fast-paced T20I cricket. Batters are more than ready to dispatch the ball into the stands, destroying the morale of bowlers.

Teams also want such power hitters on their roster who can give them an advantage over their opponents. The T20 World Cup, the format’s premier tournament, has witnessed a six-hitting competition between teams in every edition.

This fierce battle has resulted in teams hammering a record number of sixes in a particular edition. On that note, we’ll look at the top 10 instances of the most sixes smashed by teams in a T20 World Cup edition.

Teams with Most Sixes in a T20 World Cup Edition

TeamSixesInnings BattedEdition
Australia5772010
West Indies4962012
West Indies4362016
Pakistan4172007
New Zealand4062007
Pakistan4062021
England3962016
India3862007
Australia3772021
Afghanistan3772016

Key Insights

Australia holds the record for smashing the most sixes by a team in a single T20 World Cup edition. The Aussies hit 57 maximums in 7 innings in the 2010 iteration.

Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, and the West Indies have slammed 35 or more sixes in 2 different World Cup editions.

Out of the 49 sixes hammered by the West Indies in 2012, 16 came off the bat of Chris Gayle — the most sixes by a batter in a T20 World Cup edition.

The 2021 edition, held in Oman and the UAE, witnessed 4 teams smack 34 or more sixes. Pakistan walloped 40 maximums, followed by Australia (37), New Zealand (35), and England (34).

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