Most international sixes in Cricket by Captains

The captain of a cricket team is the one with the most responsibilities. Here is a list of most International sixes in cricket by captains.

Most international sixes in Cricket by Captains

The captain of a cricket team is the one with the most responsibilities. Here is a list of most International sixes in cricket by captains.
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The captain of a cricket team is the one with the most responsibilities. Be it leading the team from the front, deciding the bowlers, order of batsmen, the position of fielders, playing their own game, he/she needs to do it all. The most committed and imperative member of the team is definitely the captain. Some captains are terrific in bowling while some are great in batting. Here is a list of most International sixes in cricket by captains.

1. Eoin Morgan

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The captain of the England cricket team is currently the captain with the most International sixes in cricket. Last year Eoin Morgan broke the record of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and became the captain with the most International sixes with his 212th six the 3rd ODI against Ireland. The captain of the English team in limited-overs has have proven to be quite successful for the team. Since his captaincy, England has been dominating the cricket world. Apart from being a good captain, he has played his part well as a batsman too. He is the only English captain who scored more than four centuries in ODI. Also, he is the most capped player and all-time and the highest run-scorer from England in both T20I and ODI matches. As a captain, he played 163 matches and has hit 215 sixes including 144 in ODIs and 71 in T20Is.

2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni is undoubtedly the best Indian captain and one of the best in cricket history. From winning the world cup after 28 years to winning World T20 and ICC Champions Trophy, he did it all and became the only captain to win all the trophies. He strengthened the Indian team and made a place for the best players at their best positions in the team. Apart from being the best Indian captain, he left his legacy as a great wicketkeeper-batsman as well. A middle-order batsman who had the ability to change the game entirely was him. As a wicketkeeper, he has the most number of stumpings as well. As a captain, he played in 332 matches and hit 211 International sixes including 51 test sixes 126 ODI sixes, and 34 T20 sixes.

3. Ricky Ponting

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The next captain on this list with the most International sixes is the former Australian captain Ricky Ponting. He is regarded as one of the best and the most successful captain in cricket history. No wonder why he is regarded as one of the best because he has a winning ratio of 67.9 1% including 220 wins in 324 matches. He captained the Australian team in the golden era. The team was in its best form at that time and he contributed a lot in forming the team as the best in the world. Even his batting statistics as a captain are great like his captaincy. He played in 324 International matches as a captain and scored 171 sixes including 37 sixes in test matches 123 sixes in ODI matches and 11 sixes in T20 International matches.

4. Brendon McCullum

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Brendon McCullum is the former captain of the New Zealand international cricket team in all formats. In 2012, McCullum took the captaincy from Ross Taylor and since then he has fulfilled his responsibilities as a captain. He is the cricketer to score the fastest test century. Also so because of his great fitness, he appeared in consecutive 100 test matches since his debut. Not only that he is also the first cricketer from New Zealand who scored a triple century. The cricketer with the most international sixes in tests is also Brendon McCullum. Since his captaincy played in 121 matches and smashed 170 International sixes. These 171 sixes include 37 in test matches 123 in ODI matches and 11 in T20 International matches.

5. AB de Villiers

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The cricketer with the ability to hit a ball in any direction of the ground is none other than AB de Villiers. Bowlers have always been terrified every time Mr. 360 was present on the pitch. He proved this ability and worth in the initial years of his International career itself and continued his legacy and reign throughout his career. His attacking stroke play has helped South Africa to come out of struggling and dire situations many times. Apart from being one of the greatest cricketers ever he was also the captain of the South Africa cricket team from 2016 after Hashim Amla resigned. But his captaincy was for a very short period as he had to step down because of his injuries and then retirement. The Superman of cricket played in 124 matches as a captain and hit 135 International sixes which includes 2 sixes in test matches 118 sixes in ODI matches and the rest 15 in T20I matches.

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