(8 Nov) ICC World Cup 2023 Most Sixes Rankings: What a spectacular batting show put out by Glenn Maxwell to lead his team to an unbelievable victory. Maxwell became the first player in the history of Cricket to score 200 runs in a World Cup match. He smashed 10 sixes in his breathtaking innings and dethroned Rohit Sharma from first rank in the ICC World Cup 2023 Most Sixes Rankings. We brought to you the latest updated Most Sixes Rankings of ICC World Cup 2023.
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A team scores 293 runs in a chase and one player has scored 201* runs with a strike rate of ~150, it is just a fantastic thing that only Maxwell can do! Australia were seven wickets down for 91 in the chase of 292. The top five scored 56 aggregate and then there were Glenn Maxwell and Pat Cummins, who took things in control and paved a way out of these pressure situations.
It was a record 202*-run Partnership out of which 179 runs came out off Glenn Maxwell’s bat alone. Australia would be pleased with that unbelievable performance and happier with that Q after Australia in the Points table.
We brought you the latest updated ICC World Cup 2023 Most Sixes Rankings and let’s check who are the top 5 six hitters in this World Cup till now:
Most Sixes in ICC World Cup 2023
1- Glenn Maxwell- 22 Sixes
Glenn Maxwell already registered the record for the fastest century in the 2023 World Cup and now he become the only player to have an ODI World Cup double century. He smoked 10 sixes and 21 fours last night and he is now the player with most sixes in World Cup 2023.
Maxwell has amassed a total of 397 runs in 7 innings and is the 6th ranked player in the most runs tally. He is at the top of the Most sixes rankings with 22 sixes in 7 innings.
2- Rohit Sharma- 22 Sixes
Rohit has smoked 22 sixes and 50 fours in 8 matches which means around 3 sixes and more than 6 boundaries per innings. He is also among the top-5 players with the most runs in the World Cup 2023.
The skipper “Number 45” is leading the Indian team from the front. His ruthless hitting right from the first over has been one of the main reasons for India breaking all the thresholds. He has scored a total of 442 runs in 8 innings at an average of 55 and a strike rate of 122 which is the highest strike rate in the top 10 players with most runs.
3- David Warner- 20 Sixes
The Australian Southpaw David Warner is dealing heavy for his team at the top. He failed in the last couple of matches against England and Afghanistan but is still in the top 5 of the most runs rankings and most sixes rankings.
He is ranked Fourth in the most-run rankings of this tournament after Quinton de Kock, Virat Kohli, and Rachin. He amassed a total of 446 runs in 8 innings with an average of 55.75.
4- Fakhar Zaman- 18 Sixes
A fresh entrance into the top 5 after some crushing and pounding. As they were almost at their exit gate, Pakistan’s counterattacker, Fakhar Zaman, launched his onslaught. Because of his offensive nature and great play, Fakhar has emerged as the Pakistan team’s savior.
He has smashed a total of 18 sixes in a span of two innings which is quite unbelievable. He has scored 209 runs in 3 innings with an average of ~110.
5- Quinton de Kock- 18 Sixes
Another left-handed opener on the list. All the teams have managed to keep Quinton de Kock silent after he took Bangladesh by storm when he smoked 174 runs with the help of 15 fours and 7 sixes. QDK has provided South Africa with a brisk start in many games which ended in a winning cause.
He is also at the top of the most runs tally with 550 runs. He averages 68.75 in the 8 innings of this World Cup. He has a total of 18 sixes and 55 fours(most fours by individual in World Cup 2023) under his belt till now and sits 5th in the most sixes rankings.
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