Longest six in cricket history

Updated on: Sep 5, 2022 10:55 am IST

  • Longest six in cricket history

    Sixes are always a treat for fans to watch. Batsmen along with their timing use their brutal forces to smash high sixes. Over the years some sixes have been hit by many players across all formats.

    Let’s take a look at a Longest six in Cricket history

    Player 

    Team

    Six distance

    Against

    Year

    1.

    Brett Lee

    Australia

    135 m

    West Indies

    2005

    2.

    Aiden Blizzard

    Victorian Bushrangers (domestic)

    130 m

    Western Australia (domestic)

    2008

    3.

    Martin Guptill

    New Zealand

    127 m

    South Africa

    2012

    4.

    Albie Morkel

    Chennai Super Kings (IPL)

    125 m

    Deccan Chargers

    2008

    5.

    Simon O’Donnell

    Victoria

    122 m

    New South Wales

    1993

    Former Australian pacer Brett Lee holds the record for Longest six in Cricket history. The pacer’s name on the list might be surprising but he used to smash many lusty blows for his side. One of the biggest six came against West Indies when he tonked a massive 135 m six to etch his name in record books. This record still remains intact.

    The second on the list of Longest six in Cricket history belongs to Aiden Blizzard. The former Australian cricketer while playing the domestic tournament for Victorian Bushrangers smashed 130 m maximum against Western Australia in 2008.

    New Zealand opener Martin Guptill in 2012 against South Africa set the stage on fire and created history when he hit 127 m six to smash the Longest six in Cricket history.

    The next on the list is Albie Morkel. The former South African player also created history and smashed the longest six in IPL. While playing for Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural edition of the league smashed a big 125 m six against Deccan Chargers.

    Former Australian cricketer Simon O’Donnell one smashed 122 meters six at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) while playing for Victoria against New South Wales in the year 1993. It was the Longest six till then until others broke it.

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