T20 World Cup 2022: Most Sixes in T20 World Cup History

T20 World Cup 2022: T20 cricket is a very fast-moving format of cricket. Within the span of a few balls, the game can get totally changed. That is the reason it is the most popular format of cricket among cricket lovers. Because everyone wants to see batsmen hitting big sixes and scoring boundaries. This format gives the batsman full authority to go after the bowling from the very first ball.

With the T20 World Cup 2022 about to start, we will witness more spectacular batting performances. The biggest hitters in the game will take part in this tournament. But do you know who holds the record for most sixes in the T20 World Cup? If not, let’s check.

5. David Warner (31 sixes) in 30 games

Australia’s swashbuckling opener, David Warner, is at No. 5 on the list. Warner loves to play aggressively from the very first over. He was part of six T20 World Cups between 2009 and 2021 and won the “Player of the Tournament” in 2021. He has played 30 games and scored 762 runs at an average and strike rate of 27.21 and 135.10. Warner has also scored six half-centuries along with 31 sixes in T20 WC.

4. Rohit Sharma (31 sixes) in 33 games

Rohit Sharma is one of the only two players that have played in all seven T20 World Cups so far. Shakib Al Hasan is the other player. Rohit has scored 847 runs in 30 innings at an average of 38.50 and a strike rate of 131.52. He has also scored 8 half-centuries along with 31 sixes.

3. Shane Watson (31 sixes) in 24 games

The world has seen many good all-rounders in the game. But Shane Watson is certainly among the top all-rounders in the history of the game. He was equally good with both bat and ball, and was a real asset for his team. Watson played in six editions between 2007 and 2016 for Australia. He played 22 innings and scored 537 runs at an average of 28.26 and a strike rate of 140.94, including five half-centuries and 31 sixes.

2. Yuvraj Singh (33 sixes) in 31 games

Normally, this list features mostly top-order batsmen. But if a middle-order batsman features in this list, that shows how good he was. Yuvraj Singh, who is known for hitting long sixes, is second on this list. The Indian spin-bowling all-rounder set the 2007 T20 WC on fire, with two incredible innings against England and Australia to help India win the inaugural world cup. He has played 28 innings in total and scored 593 runs at an average and strike rate of 23.72 and 128.91, respectively. Yuvraj has scored four half-centuries, including the fastest 12-ball fifty against England with 33 sixes.

1. Chris Gayle (63 sixes) in 33 games

There are not many in this game who can hit better than the “Universe Boss,” Chris Gayle. The veteran opener is a legend when it comes to T20 cricket. He holds the record for most runs, most centuries, most fifties, most sixes and many more. In the T20 World Cup, Gayle has played 31 innings and scored 965 runs at an average of 34.46 and a strike rate of 142.75. He is the only batsman with two centuries in world cup events along with seven fifties. Gayle has hit the most sixes in T20 World Cup history with 63.

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Most Sixes in T20 World Cup History

Chris Gayle (WI)2007-2021339656334.46142.7527
Yuvraj Singh (IND)2007-2016315933323.72128.9104
Shane Watson (AUS)2007-2016245373128.26140.9405
Rohit Sharma* (IND)2007-2021338473138.50131.5208
David Warner* (AUS)2009-2021307623127.21135.1006
AB de Villiers (SA)2007-2016307173029.87143.4005
Jos Buttler* (ENG)2012-2021215742641.00144.5812
DJ Bravo (WI)2007-2021345302521.20126.7902
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)2007-20143110162539.07134.7416
JP Duminy (SA)2007-2016255682340.57129.6802

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