Today we have a list of batsman of ODI cricket holding the records of maximum sixes for all the time. These players always blast the stadium when they come to bat with their big hits. Let’s have a look on the records of these players.
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Shahid Afridi, Pakistan (351)
Shahid Afridi is a Pakistani professional cricketer and former captain of Pakistan National Cricket Team. A few years back he tormented bowlers around the world with his explosive hitting. He holds the record for hitting the most number of sixes 351 in ODI history.
He is also a good bowler. He also holds the record of taking Most wickets 97 in T20 International Cricket. He played 398 ODIs till date. Afridi has scored 8064 runs in ODIs. The career strike rate of Afridi is 117, which is quite good.
Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka (270)
The second highest record of maximum sixes is captured by Sanath Jayasuriya from Sri Lanka. He was a former Sri Lankan cricketer and a former captain of the Sri Lankan national cricket team. Though he has left international cricket many years ago, but still holds the record of 2nd sixes hitter in the world. Jayasuriya hit 270 sixes in 445 matches. This great cricketer is well known for his powerful striking and match winning all-round performances in One Day and Test too in International cricket. He has revolutionized One Day International cricket with his explosive batting. Jayasuriya was an all-rounder. He was named the Most Valuable Player of 1996 Cricket World Cup.
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Chris Gayle, West Indies (238)
Once started hitting the ball then he is Unstoppable. Chris Gayle is ranked the highest with 238 sixes in his 269 matches. With great power in his hands, he shows the bowlers all the way to boundary. He is the most exciting hitter in the game. The crowd enjoys his batting in all the cricket formats. He is also a good bowler too. He is one of the most favorite player in IPL too.
Brendon McCullum, New Zealand (200)
Brendon Barrie McCullum is a New Zealand cricketer and most dangerous hitter in international cricket. A big hitting legend in limited over cricket. He is considered as one of the most successful captains of New Zealand cricket. With 200 sixes from 260 matches he is at the 4th position.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India (197)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni commonly known as M. S. Dhoni & Captain Cool is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats. He is an attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and one of the best wicket-keepers. Dhoni holds numerous captaincy records such as most wins by an Indian captain in Tests and ODIs. 197 times in his 283 ODIs, he has hit the ball out of the park.
Sachin Tendulkar, India (195)
The GOD of cricket, holds lots of records with him. He holds the record for most runs in ODI cricket. He is Arjuna Award, Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan and Bharat Ratna India’s highest civilian honour recipient. He is is 6th in the list with 195 sixes in 463 matches. Tendulkar scored 18,426 runs at an average of 44.83. He always think about the country first, in spite of his own personal records. A great cricketer all the time while on the ground and off the ground.
Sourav Ganguly, India (190)
My favorite, Prince of Kolkata Sourav Ganguly has slipped to seventh in the list, but rules in the heart of his fans. He played 311 matches in which he scored 11,363 runs at an average of 41.02. Though Dada ( Sourav Ganguly ) has retired from international cricket, but it is always exciting to watch his shots in recorded videos like Youtube Channels. Many time, he hits the ball out of the ground. He hits 190 sixes in ODI cricket.
AB de Villiers, South Africa (187)
The South Africa ODI captain has made a name for himself with his fantastic ability to improvise in limited-overs cricket. He has played 206 ODIs and scored 8753 runs at an average of 53.63 till date. He is the most dangerous cricketer in the modern-day cricket. He hits 187 sixes in ODIs.
Ricky Ponting, Australia (162)
Ricky Ponting has played ODI cricket from 1995 to 2012. He hit 162 sixes in his 375-match career. He scored 13,704 runs at an average of 42.03. He is one of the biggest hitter among Australian cricket. He is known as a most popular fielder.
Chris Cairns, New Zealand (153)
He played 251 ODIs between 1991 and 2006. He was known for his clean hitting in the middle order. He hits 153 sixes in his ODI career.
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