Top 6 players with most sixes in a Test innings for India

Top 6 players with most sixes in a Test innings for India

The prestigious list includes three batsmen who are still part of the current Indian team.     

Navjot Sidhu
Navjot Sidhu. (Photo by David Munden/Popperfoto via Getty Images/Getty Images)

Test cricket is considered as a format in which batsman takes his time to settle on the crease. It is not common for players to hit sixes in their innings in the longest format of the game. Still there are some cricketers who hit maximums at ease while batting in the longest format as well.

The advent of T20 cricket has also impacted the batsmen in Tests as the new age batsman has brought a new style of play. As a result in recent years, it has been seen that batsmen hit sixes regularly even in red ball  cricket. Let’s take a took at top Indian batsmen who have most sixes in a Test innings. It includes three batsmen who are still part of the current Indian team.      

Top-6 players with most sixes in a Test innings for India

6.Rohit Sharma – 7  Sixes vs South Africa, 2019

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Rohit Sharma smacked 7 sixes in his 127-run knock against South Africa in 2019. This hundred came in the second innings of the match. India declared their innings after posting a score of 323/4 in 67 overs.

The opener batsman also smashed a ton in the first innings of this match, scoring 176 runs off 264 balls. He added 317 runs for the opening wicket along with Mayank Agarwal, who hit a double century. Mayank played a magnificent knock of 215 runs off 371 balls with the help of 23 fours and 6 sixes. 

Indian Team won this match by 203 runs after bowling out Proteas team for 191 runs in the second innings. Rohit was awarded player of the match for his twin-tons in the match.