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. In the history of the T20 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh is the only batsman to reach this milestone.
I think it would be fair to say that Chris Gayle of the West Indies is the player who hit the most sixes during the T20 World Cup. In the T20 World Cup, he has been hitting the most sixes out of all the players on the field.
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:
Chris Gayle T20 World Cup most sixes (63 Sixes in 33 Matches)
The West Indies left-handed batsman Chris Gayle leads the T20 World Cup in sixes hit. From the 31 innings that he has played in the T20 World Championship, he has hit 63 sixes, making him the most dangerous player in the shortest format of the game. When the T20 World Cup was held in 2007, he scored 117 runs from 57 balls in the first match that the West Indies played against South Africa, helping them to add 205 runs on the scoreboard but they were not able to save the total at the end.
Gayle, despite the fact that Windes lost that match, was named Man of the Match for his eye-catching performance despite Windes losing that match. In February of 2006, Chris Gayle made his T20 debut against New Zealand in Auckland, and he will be making his last appearance as a T20 player in November 2021 in Abu Dhabi against Australia. As of the moment, he has played 79 T20Is since his debut, adding 1899 runs at a strike rate of 137.50 over the last few years.
Yuvraj Singh T20 World Cup most sixes (33 Sixes in 31 Matches)
In the T20 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, who is a former left-handed all-rounder from India, is in the number two position for hitting the most sixes with the bat in the tournament. Between 2007 and 2016, he played a total of 31 T20 Internationals during which he struck 33 sixes from 28 innings. During this period he appeared in 31 World Cups. In 2007, Yuvi is considered to have produced his best performance during the T20 World Cup when he scored 70 runs in the semi-final competition against Australia, which helped the Indian team to reach the final, and in that match, he was named the Man of the Match.
As a key member of the Indian team no matter what the format of the game was, he has always played a crucial role for them, but after the 2014 T20 World Cup final, he faced so much hatred and criticism from the public. Since then, he has added 1177 runs from 51 T20 innings 51 innings at a strike rate of 136.38 from 51 T20 innings in 51 innings since he made his T20 debut against Scotland at Durban on September 13, 2007.
Shane Watson T20 World Cup most sixes (31 Sixes in 24 Matches)
In the list of the most sixes in the T20 World Cup, former right-handed Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is positioned at the third position, the most sixes in the World Cup come from him. Watson was an important player who played both bat and ball perfectly. In the T20 World Cup, he was able to hit 31 sixes from 22 innings which resulted in his highest score of 81 runs from 22 innings.
From 2007 to 2016, he played 24 matches for Australia at the T20 World Cup, scoring 537 runs at a strike rate of 140.94 with five fifties in 24 matches during his career. Since then, he has added 1462 runs from 56 T20 innings at a strike rate of 145.32 over a period of two years, starting with his T20 debut against South Africa at Johannesburg on February 24, 2006.
Rohit Sharma T20 World Cup most sixes (31 Sixes in 33 Matches)
In the T20 World Cup, Rohit Sharma, who is the knockout batsman for the Indian team, is ranked 4th in terms of adding the most sixes during the tournament. During the course of the T20 World Cup, he has smashed 31 sixes from 30 innings played by him, making him the second Indian batsman to smack the most sixes in the tournament’s history. In 2010, Rohit Sharma scored an undefeated 79 runs in the T20 World Cup when he was chasing a target of 185 runs played against Australia in the 15th match of the tournament.
It was the highest individual score Rohit Sharma ever achieved. From 2007 to 2016, Rohit has been involved in 33 T20 World Cup matches, in which he played 33 matches, and scored 847 runs at a strike rate of 131.5. Rohit’s T20 debut was against England on September 19, 2007, and he has since played in 125 matches and has scored 3313 runs at a strike rate of 139.55. He made his international debut at the World Cup in England in 2013.
David Warner T20 World Cup most sixes (31 Sixes in 30 Matches)
The left-handed opener for the Australian team, David Warner, is ranked in the fifth position in terms of the number of sixes hit during the T20 World Cup, according to the Cricket World. As one of the best openers in the World, David Warner has hit 31 sixes from his thirty innings in the T20 World Cup, making him one of the best in the world.
Over the course of his participation in the T20 World Cup from 2007 to 2021, David Warner has played 30 games for his team and added 762 runs to their total at a strike rate of 135.10. But during the last session of the T20 World Cup, David Warner came in 2nd place as the highest scorer of the tournament and played his best against the West Indies in the 38th match of the T20 World Cup, where he struck an unbeaten 89 runs for his team against West Indies.
T20 World Cup Most Sixes List
|Chris Gayle||63||33||West Indies||117|
|AB de Villiers||30||30||South Africa||79*|
|Dwayne Bravo||25||34||West Indies||66*|
|Mahila Jayawardene||25||31||Sri Lanka||100|
|JP Duminy||23||25||South Africa||86*|
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 McMillan||13||6||New Zealand||2007|
|Chris Gayle||16||6||West Indies||2012|
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