5 Indians with most sixes in a calendar year

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal has created history during the opening India-England series to break Virender Sehwag's 16-year-old record for most sixes by an Indian in a year

Yashasvi Jaiswal has hit 23 sixes in just five test matches in 2024 and with India set to play 10 more test this year, he is likely to extend the lead by a significant margin.

Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag scored 22 sixes in 2008, a year that saw him score his second triple century. Sehwag held the record for the most sixes by an Indian in a year for 16 years.

Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant had a dream year in Test cricket in 2022 just before his car accident and scored a stunning tally of 21 sixes. He scored two centuries and four 50+ scores and made 21 sixes in 12 innings.

Rohit Sharma

In the first year as Test opener, Rohit Sharma took the longest format of the game by storm with 20 sixes in just six innings. He made 556 runs at an average of 92.66 with three centuries.

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Mayank Agarwal had the peak of his international career in 2019 in Test cricket with 18 sixes in 11 innings. He made 754 runs in 2019 in tests with three centuries and an average of 68.54