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Maximum Sixes in an Innings – Top 30 Batsmen

Most sixes in an innings: Once a time, Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka and Shahid Afridi of Pakistan hold the record of hitting maximum sixes in an ODI innings. Jayasuriya hit 11 sixes against Pakistan in Singapore in 1996. The next year, Afridi equalled the record in a match against Sri Lanka in Nairobi.

But, today’s cricket, inspired by T20 cricket has broken all previous records. Now the question is:- Who holds the record for maximum sixes in an innings of a one-day cricket match? The following is answer:-

In a 2015 ICC World Cup, Gayle made a world record of Maximum Sixes in an ODI Innings – 16 sixes. He has slapped 16 Sixes against Zimbabwe, scored 215 runs that is the 4th biggest individual score in ODI cricket history. The record previously held by South Africa’s AB de Villiers, who smashed 16 massive sixes. He made Fastest 100 and fastest ODI fifty against West Indies, scoring 149 runs in just 44 balls.

Rohit Sharma also hold the world record of Maximum Sixes in an ODI Innings – 16 sixes. During the match India vs Australia, India made 385 runs playing first. Rohit Sharma scored 209 runs. He hits 16 massive Sixes in his double ton, breaking world record made by Shane Watson (15 sixes) Against Bangladesh. Below is the complete list of Maximum Sixes in an ODI Innings by a Player.

Maximum Sixes in an Innings
Top 15 Batsmen with Maximum Sixes in an Innings.

Top 30 Batsmen with Maximum Sixes in an Innings:

PlayerRunsBalls6sTeamOpposition
EJG Morgan1487117Englandv Afghanistan
RG Sharma20915816Indiav Australia
AB de Villiers1494416South Africav West Indies
CH Gayle21514716West Indiesv Zimbabwe
JS Malhotra173*12416U.S.A.v P.N.G.
SR Watson185*9615Australiav Bangladesh
CJ Anderson131*4714New Zealandv West Indies
CH Gayle1629714West Indiesv England
JC Buttler162*7014Englandv Netherlands
NLTC Perera1407413Sri Lankav New Zealand
XM Marshall157*11812West Indiesv Canada
RG Sharma208*15312Indiav Sri Lanka
CH Gayle13512912West Indiesv England
JC Buttler1507712Englandv West Indies
ST Jayasuriya1346511Sri Lankav Pakistan
Shahid Afridi1024011Pakistanv Sri Lanka
D Ramdin16912111West Indiesv Bangladesh
MJ Guptill237*16311New Zealandv West Indies
AB de Villiers1196111South Africav India
Q de Kock17811311South Africav Australia
MP Stoinis146*11711Australiav New Zealand
MJ Guptill180*13811New Zealandv South Africa
CH Gayle1239111West Indiesv U.A.E.
MS Dhoni183*14510Indiav Sri Lanka
MV Boucher147*6810South Africav Zimbabwe
ML Hayden181*16610Australiav New Zealand
BB McCullum16613510New Zealandv Ireland
Abdul Razzaq109*7210Pakistanv South Africa
Maximum Sixes in an Innings.

This is our third list in cricket category.  We’ve two other great lists; Top Batsman with Most Sixes and Top 10 Dangerous Hard Hitter in ODI Cricket.

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