Players with most sixes in T20 World Cups

The T20 format is one of the most loved and in-demand formats in cricket, and its popularity has been growing with each passing day. With the introduction of several T20 leagues and tournaments, cricketers and fans have started to watch the format more, for this format is quick and ensures thrill in every second ball. 

T20 cricket is generally dominated by batters and some hard-hit sixes. The ICC T20 World Cup is undoubtedly the most coveted tournament in the format. Over the last nine editions, batters have displayed their skills to hit some of the most epic and powerful sixes, while some etched their names in record books for hitting the most sixes. 

5 players with most sixes in T20 World Cup

In this article, we will have a look at the five cricketers with the highest number of sixes. 

Chris Gayle: 63 sixes

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West Indies great Chris Gayle is regarded as one of the most powerful and destructive batters to have played the game. Fondly called the ‘Universe Boss’, Gayle made a total of 33 appearances in the T20 World Cup from 2007 to 2021, where he recorded 63 sixes, which is the highest by anyone so far. 

Rohit Sharma: 48* sixes

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Current India skipper Rohit Sharma sits at second in the list of players with the most number of sixes. Hitman, as he is better known, has played 45 T20 World Cup matches hitting 48 sixes so far. Sharma climbed up to the second spot after hitting eight sixes in the T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 clash against Australia on June 24, 2024. 

Jos Buttler: 43* sixes

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England skipper and opener Jos Buttler is the third name with the most number of sixes in the T20 World Cup. The wicketkeeper-batter is known for his explosive skills and in 34 matches he has played in the marquee tournament, Buttler has recorded 43* maximums so far. He is expected to grab a higher rank in the standings as England will be up against India in the second semifinal of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 on June 27 (IST). 

David Warner: 40 sixes

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Former Australia cricketer, David Warner who hung up his boots after the Kangaroos got knocked out of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8, sits on fourth spot in the list. Warner played 41 matches in the ICC spectacle and hit 40 sixes. 

Yuvraj Singh: 33 sixes

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Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is the fifth name on the list of cricketers having hit most number of sixes. The left-handed batter who played his last T20 World Cup in 2016 hit 33 sixes in his 31 T20 World Cup appearances. Not only this but Singh also holds the record of six sixes in an over in the marquee tournament. Singh achieved the feat in the inaugural season of the tournament. 

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