Top 10 Grounds that have witnessed most sixes
Updated - Aug 21, 2016 5:46 am
Some of the great cricket grounds in the world have witnessed enthralling cricket over the years. The number of matches held at these grounds, combined with the type of pitches on offer have accounted for massive scores from teams and individuals alike. Short boundaries have also accounted for huge hits over the fence. These stats are from the time when ball by ball details have been recorded. The ‘+’ sign indicates that it might be more since, for the initial matches, ball by ball records were not maintained. Here’s a look at 10 Grounds where most sixes have been hit across all formats of the international game.
10. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) – 594+ sixes:
The iconic MCG is located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria, and is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. It is the 10th-largest stadium in the world and has the tallest light towers of any sporting venue. It was the venue for the world’s first Test cricket match in 1877, between Australia and England. The annual Boxing Day Test match is one of the MCG’s most popular events. 1327 players have hammered 13,074+ fours and 594+ sixes. These have accounted for 1,62,112 runs from 262 matches.