Most Sixes in T20 World Cup

Most Sixes in T20 World Cup: The T20 format of cricket is regarded around the world as one of the most popular and entertaining formats of cricket. By hitting the ball outside the boundary lines and scoring runs outside of the boundary lines, the power-hitter batters are able to make this shortest format of the game thrilling.

In the inaugural season of the T20 World Cup, batsmen like Yuvraj Singh even scored six sixes in a single over of Stuart Broad, which was the highest number of sixes ever struck in a single over on an international stage by a batsman at the time. Chris Gayle holds the record of most sixes in T20 World Cup.

T20 World Cup Most Sixes
T20 World Cup Most Sixes

Players with Most Number of Sixes in T20 World Cup

In terms of the most sixes scored in the T20 World Cup, here is who follows Gayle in the list of the most sixes scored:

#1. Chris Gayle T20 World Cup most sixes (63 Sixes in 33 Matches)

Chris Gayle is the top six-hitter in T20 World Cup history. He has hit 63 sixes in 31 innings across the tournament. In the inaugural 2007 T20 World Cup, Gayle blasted 117 runs off just 57 balls against South Africa in the opening match. His blistering knock powered West Indies to 205 runs but they could not defend the total.

T20 World Cup Most Sixes

Despite West Indies’ loss, Gayle was named Player of the Match for his explosive batting display. Gayle made his T20I debut against New Zealand in Auckland in February 2006. He played his final T20I match against Australia in Abu Dhabi in November 2021. In his 79 T20I appearances since debut, the big-hitting Jamaican amassed 1899 runs at an incredible strike rate of 137.50. 

#2. Rohit Sharma T20 World Cup most sixes (35 Sixes in 39 Matches)

T20 World Cup Most Sixes

Rohit Sharma is the 2nd highest six-hitter in T20 World Cup history for India. He has smashed 35 sixes in 39 matches during the tournament, making him the second Indian to hit the most sixes.In 2010, Rohit scored 79 runs against Australia, which was his highest individual score while chasing 185 runs in that T20 World Cup match.From 2007 to 2022, Rohit played 39 T20 World Cup matches and scored 963 runs at a strike rate of 131.5.

T20 World Cup Most Sixes List

Chris Gayle6333West Indies117
Rohit Sharma3539India79*
JC Buttler3327England101*
Yuvraj Singh3328India70
SR Watson3124Australia31
David Warner3134Australia89*
AB de Villiers2827South Africa79*
V Kohli2621India101*
Dwayne Bravo2534West Indies66*
Mahila Jayawardene2531Sri Lanka100
GJ Maxwell2324Australia74

Let’s see which player has scored the most sixes in each of the T20 world cup tournaments so far. Take a look at the following list for more information.

Most sixes in each edition of the T20 World Cup

Craig McMillan136New Zealand2007
Yuvraj Singh95India2009
Cameron White127Australia2010
Chris Gayle166West Indies2012
Stephan Myburgh137Netherland2014
Tamim Iqbal144Bangladesh2016
Jos Buttler613England2021

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