Players with most sixes in T20 World Cup

As T20 World Cup 2021 is coming soon, let's have a look at the players with most sixes in T20 World Cup history with Caribbean opener Chris Gayle(60 sixes) at the top.

Players with most sixes in T20 World Cup

As T20 World Cup 2021 is coming soon, let's have a look at the players with most sixes in T20 World Cup history with Caribbean opener Chris Gayle(60 sixes) at the top.
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Twenty Twenty cricket is a craze, enthusiasm and joy. Batsmen make this format more interesting with their wide array of shots across the field. Who can forget Yuvraj Singh’s brilliant knock of 58 against England at a league match in World T20 2007? He won every one’s heart with his 6 gigantic sixes in 6 balls off Stuart Broad making him the only cricketer in the history to do so at an international match. India’s ace batsman was at his best in the entire season contributing 148 runs with the bat in 6 matches with two important fifties helping India winning the trophy at final.

However,, from the next season onwards, the big-hitting Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle started getting global limelight for his astonishing ability to en-route the balls out of the stadium. No doubt, in T20 matches, Chris Gayle is every bowler’s nightmare. Gayle’s ability to play extra fast cricket puts from the first ball puts him ahead of the rest. He is currently leading the list of batsman who hit maximum sixes in T20 world cups. Also followed by Yuvraj SIngh, Shane Watson & AB de Villers.

Lets, take a look at our list of players with most sixes in T20 World Cup.

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#1 Chris Gayle | 60 Sixes | West Indies

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The Caribbean batsman Chris Gayle is one of the finest batsman in T20 world cricket. He is always known for his six hitting ability. Moreover, the destructive opener comes at no 1 spot with a huge 60 sixes in T20 World Cup. No other batsman crossed 33 sixes mark of Yuvraj Sigh except Gayle. Although, Gayle has 920 runs in his 26 innings at the T20 World Cup stages. Moreover, he can play the upcoming UAE T20 World cup and add some mamoth sixes again in his list.

#2 Yuvraj Singh | 33 Sixes | India

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India’s destructive middle order batsman Yuvraj Singh comes at the second position. At the inaugural edition in 2007, he shoots 6 sixes in an over of Stuart Broad. Although, Yuvi becomes first batsman in T20 world cricket history to achive this feat. Yuvraj Singh hits a total of 33 sixes at the T20 World Cup stage. Moreover, Yuvraj has 593 runs in his 28 innings at the T20 World Cup stages.

#3 Shane Watson | 31 Sixes | Australia

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Autralian All-rounder Shane Watson known for his all round skills at the world stage. Moreover, He comes at third position in our list of most sixes in T20 World Cup stage. Shane Watson smashes 31 sixes in his T20 World Cup carrier. Moreover, Watson has 537 runs in his 22 innings at the T20 World Cup stages.

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#4 AB De Villers | 30 Sixes | South Africa

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South African star AB De Villiers, who is known for his batting skills in all formats of the game. Although, he comes at no four spot in our list. De Villers smashes a total of 30 sixes in T20 World Cup stages. He also known for his destructive batting skills and called Mr. 360. Moreover, AB has 717 runs in his 29 innings at the T20 World Cup stages.

#5 Mahela Jayawardene | 25 Sixes | Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Legend Mahela Jaywardene was one of the reliabe batsman of Sri Lanka, irrespective of all formats. Moreover, he comes at no 5 in our list of most sixes at T20 World Cup stages. Mahela smashes 25 sixes in his carrier of T20 World Cup. Moreover, Mahela has 1016 runs in his 31 innings at the T20 World Cup stages.

N.B : The stats are accurate as of 22/08/2021.

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