Indian Batsmen haven’t always been comfortable while batting in India but the real problem starts when they bat in ODI matches away from India. So is the case in hitting boundaries as well. In India the grounds are slightly smaller but overseas the grounds get bigger and the number sixes being hit reduce. But few Indian batsmen have succeeded in hitting bigger sixes on bigger grounds as well. Hence we will take a look at a list of Indian Batsmen to hit most number of 6’s in away matches –

Player Name

Matches Played Away from India

Sixes

Yuvraj Singh

113

59

MS Dhoni

103

55

Sourav Ganguly

100

53

Virender Sehwag

89

51

Suresh Raina

86

43

Sachin Tendulkar

147

40

Rohit Sharma

68

26

Mohammed Azharuddin

91

25+

Virat Kohli

59

25

Yusuf Pathan

30

21

Stat updated till September 1, 2014
+ suggests exact number no known

Yuvraj Singh tops the list with 59 sixes in away matches for India in ODIs, following him is MS Dhoni with 55 matches. Raina with his tally of 43 sixes has now overtaken Sachin (40) in the ongoing ODI series against England. Other Indian batsmen to make it to the list are Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Azharuddin, Virat Kohli and Yusuf Pathan. Though Yusuf is on 10th position in this list, he has just played 30 matches and has already hit 21 sixes, which is the best in term of average sixes hit per match.