Most Sixes in International Cricket, Most Sixes in ODI Cricket: Indian captain, Rohit Sharma on yet another occasion rose to the expectation and continued his sublime form in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023. Sharma took on arch-rival Pakistan at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad and dismantled their bowling single-handedly, making it a comfortable win for India.
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Rohit Sharma scored a magnificent 86 runs in the process of tormenting the Pakistani bowlers during the India vs Pakistan clash. His 56-run knock was aided by six boundaries and as many sixes.
Sharma was on a six-hitting spree against Pakistan on October 14 and achieved the milestone of being the only third batter in cricket to register 300 maximums on the list of most sixes in ODI cricket.
The Indian skipper belted Pakistani pacer Haris Rauf over mid-on to reach the landmark of 300 sixes in the ODIs during the ICC World Cup 2023.
In the list of most sixes in ODI cricket, Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has claimed the top spot with a record 351 maximums in 398 games, followed by West Indies’ Chris Gayle (331 sixes in 301 matches). Rohit Sharma is placed third on the list with a total of 303 maximums in 254 games.
Interestingly, Rohit Sharma, during India’s ICC World Cup 2023 fixture against Afghanistan, went past Chris Gayle’s record of most sixes in International Cricket (across formats). While Chris Gayle’s record stood at 553 sixes, Rohit Sharma bravely stands at 562 maximums across the three cricket formats (ODI + T20I + Tests).
Below is the list of the most sixes in International Cricket and Most Sixes in ODI Cricket History. Rohit Sharma makes big in both lists.
List of Top 10 Cricketers with the Most Sixes in ODIs
|2||Chris Gayle||West Indies||301||331|
|4||Sanath Jayasuriya||Sri Lanka||445||270|
|7||AB de Villiers||South Africa||228||204|
|8||Brendon McCullum||New Zealand||260||200|
Most Sixes in International Cricket (T20I + ODI + Test)
|Rank||Player||Total Sixes||Team||Matches||Test Sixes||ODI Sixes||T20I Sixes|
|2||Chris Gayle||553||West Indies||483||98||331||124|
|4||Brendon McCullum||398||New Zealand||432||107||200||91|
|5||Martin Guptill||383||New Zealand||367||23||187||173|
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