Top 3 T20I six hitters of India: T20 cricket right since the day it has been brought into the international circle has been majorly a highly intense format of game. Fans and cricket analytics have loved it more than any other format and the reason is pretty much clear isn’t it? The high scores and incredible hitting from the several blistering batters all around the globe make it the most watched format in Cricket.
Good and quick scoring strokes are something which almost every team relies on while playing the shortest format of the game. It’s the amount of quality big hitters in a team and their performances with the bat which determines how much of an impact the team can have throughout a particular match.
The Indian team also like other several nations has been blessed to have several big hitters in its side so over the past several years. Here’s a list of the top3 Indian batsmen with the most sixes in T20 Internationals so far.
3. Suresh Raina (54 sixes)
Suresh Raina who has been India’s pillar in the middle order for several years during his career is third in the list. The left-hander explosive batsman who has won India several games all by himself in the shortest format has hit a total of 54 sixes in his T20I career. His sheer ability to find the fence with ease at will makes him an asset for whichever side he’s playing for.
A lover of fearless cricket and attacking approach with the bat in hand Suresh Raina has been of great service while batting down the order especially amassing runs in the death overs. He was also the first Indian to notch up a century in T20Is for Indian back in 2010.
2. Yuvraj Singh (74 sixes)
Yuvraj Singh is second on the list of leading six hitters for India in T20 Internationals. The left-handed big-hitting batsman right since the early stages of his career had earned a name for his effortless big hitting and quick scoring strokes in all parts of the ground.
However, it was in the 2007 T20I world cup when the world saw Yuvraj’s six-hitting abilities at their peak when the 26-year-old smashed Stuart Broad for 6 sixes in an over. Yuvraj has hit a total of 74 sixes in his T20 international career and remains to be one of the greats not only in India but also around the world to have played the game’s 20-over format.
1. Rohit Sharma (75 sixes)
India’s leading six-hitter in T20 Internationals is none other than the newly appointed captain, Rohit Sharma. Rohit Sharma who initiated an incredible turnaround in his career right from the day he began to open the innings has proved his worth with the bat on numerous occasions for the Indian team.
The right-hand batsman has achieved several records for his side in the T20Is. He is the player with the most centuries in the men’s T20 Internationals with 4 centuries in his career so far. However, another significant record that he has achieved is through his effortless six-hitting ability over the years.
The 35-year-old has smashed a total of 75 sixes so far in his career. The number is surely going to go higher with time since Rohit is the only active player on this list right now.