Top 5 batsmen with most sixes in T20I cricket
The beauty of a flat-six that is well-hit is that the crowd goes berserk, it helps accelerate the scoring rate while also pinching the bowler’s confidence.
Updated - Feb 26, 2021 10:34 am
Everyone loves watching the shortest format of the game. Irrespective of what a few cricket pundits feel about this format, it manages to generate a lot of viewership and guarantees you entertainment. T20Is have often favored the batsmen more than the bowlers.
It is often said that hitting sixes is an important component in this format of the game as you need to have a big total in order to stand a chance to win a T20I match. This has lead to teams picking clean strikers in any T20I game, irrespective of the pitch conditions. Every team needs a six-hitter in this format of the game.
The beauty of a flat-six that is well-hit is that the crowd goes berserk, it helps accelerate the scoring rate while also pinching the bowler’s confidence. In this article, we will take a look at the top 5 batsmen with the most sixes in T20I cricket.
5) Chris Gayle:
Often termed as the “Universe Boss” of cricket, Chris Gayle has been the synonym of “sixes” for a really long time. No one has really made six-hitting look so easy and effortless as he has. Despite playing only 54 innings, he finds himself on this list, this should speak volumes of his ability to clear the ropes.
Chris Gayle has hit 105 sixes in his T20I career. He has been one of the faces of T20I cricket. It would be safe to say that he has been one of those individuals who has popularized this format among the masses.
He has an average and strike rate of 32.54 and 142.84 respectively. Despite being 40 he still has a lot more to offer, one shouldn’t be surprised if he plays a few more T20I matches for West Indies, if he does do that then he’d definitely want to jump up on this list and hit a few more sixes.