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| On Jul 13, 2022 11:56 AM IST

Most sixes in ODI Cricket. Check complete list


Most sixes in ODI Cricket: ODI cricket is an entrainment in itself as it tests the patience of the batsmen and also demands them to go after the bowlers. The 50-over cricket has seen many batters being at their rampaging best and have destroyed the bowling line-ups in no time. Hitting sixes with ease is an ability in itself and this format has been host to many big hits.

Let’s take a look at batsmen who have hit the Most sixes in ODI Cricket

S.NO Player name Matches Sixes Runs Strike Rate
1. Shahid Afridi 398 351 8064 117
2. Chris Gayle 301 331 10480 87.2
3. Sanath Jayasuriya 445 270 13430 91.2
4. Rohit Sharma 231 250 9359 89.2
5. MS Dhoni 350 229 10773 87.6

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi leads the charts for Most sixes in ODI Cricket. The hard-hitting batsmanset the stage on fire with his ability to clear the fence with ease. In 398 matches, he has smashed 351 sixes. Also, he has amassed 8064 runs at a strike rate of 117.

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‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle is second on the list of Most sixes in ODI Cricket. The southpaw who is considered as one of the biggest six hitters in world cricket has smashed 331 sixes in 301 matches. Not only this, but he also has over 10,000 runs to his name in ODIs at a strike rate of 87.2.

Former Sri Lankan opener Sanath Jayasuriya, who was mostly known for his aggressive style of play, has tonked 270 sixes in 445 matches. Being one of the best batsmen from his country, the southpaw has scored 13430 runs in 50-over format at a strike rate of 91.2.

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Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, who is also known as Hitman, is also among the batsmen who have Most sixes in ODI Cricket. The right-hander is rated highly as the opener in ODIs. As of now (13th July), he has played 231 matches, in which he has smashed 250 sixes. This number is only expected to raise with the pace he’s scoring runs. In total, Rohit has 9359 runs in 50-over format at a strike rate of 89.2.

India’s most successful skipper MS Dhoni, who mostly batted during the fag end of the innings, has smashed 239 sixes in ODI cricket. The keeper batter has played 350 matches overall, in which he has scored 10773 runs at a strike rate of 87.6.

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Ankit Jit Singh

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