Top 5 Batsmen with the Most Sixes in International Cricket

Uncover the top 5 batsmen with the most sixes in international cricket history. Delve into the statistics and achievements of these legendary power hitters.

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This list features the top five batsmen who have hit the most sixes in international cricket, showcasing their prowess in clearing the boundary ropes across various formats and matches.

5. Martin Guptill (New Zealand) - 383 Sixes​​​​​​​


Martin Guptill, the explosive New Zealand opener, ranks fifth in international cricket for hitting 383 sixes. With 23 in Tests, 187 in ODIs, and 173 in T20Is, Guptill's aggressive batting style has made him a formidable force, particularly in limited-overs formats. He trails only Rohit Sharma in T20I sixes.

4. Brendon McCullum(New Zealand) - 398 Sixes

Brendon McCullum tops the list with 398 international cricket sixes. Renowned for his aggressive batting, he amassed 14,676 runs across formats during his career from 2002 to 2016. McCullum's boundary-hitting flair, especially in ODIs, solidified his legacy as one of cricket's most fearless hitters, even post-retirement.


3. Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) - 476 Sixes

Shahid Afridi, famously known as Boom Boom Afridi, holds the record for the most sixes in international cricket with 476 hits. His aggressive batting style made him a crowd favorite, smashing 73 sixes in T20Is, 351 in ODIs, and 52 in Tests, solidifying his status as a cricketing legend.

2. Chris Gayle (West Indies) - 553 Sixes

Chris Gayle, the former West Indies opener, held the record for the most international cricket sixes until Rohit Sharma surpassed him. Gayle's immense power places him among the top five hitters, with 553 sixes across formats. His T20 career includes a staggering 1056 sixes in various leagues worldwide.

1. Rohit Sharma (India) - 597 Sixes

Rohit Sharma, aka "Hitman," leads with 597 international cricket sixes, surpassing Chris Gayle during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match against Afghanistan. His tally includes 323 in ODIs, 80 in Tests, and 190 in T20Is, solidifying his status as one of cricket's premier power hitters.

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