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Stats: Top 10 Test batsmen with most number of sixes in Tests


  • After the inception of T20 cricket, raining boundaries and over boundaries have become a regular sight in the cricket field. People rush to the stadiums in huge numbers to watch players who are capable of producing fours and sixes which has become the latest form of entertainment. On the other hand, its very hard to imagine such a scenario in longest format of cricket, the Test matches. It spans for five days, batsmen take a slow and steady path of scoring runs and moreover Test cricket is losing number of spectators are in progression. Hardly we see batsmen striking a six in Tests but when they actually do its considered to be an ‘extraordinary’ achievement and ‘unique’ spectacle in the cricket field.

    Here is a list of top 10 batsmen who have struck the most number of sixes in history of Test cricket:

     

    Player

    Matches

    Innings

    Runs 

    Highest 

    6s

    A Gilchrist(Aus)

    96

    137

    5570

    204*

    100

    Chris Gayle(WI,ICC)

    103

    182

    7214

    333

    98

    J Kallis(SA, ICC)

    166

    280

    13289

    224

    97

    B McCullum(NZ)

    94

    163

    6008

    302

    95

    V Sehwag(Ind,ICC)

    104

    180

    8586

    319

    91

    B Lara(ICC, WI)

    131

    232

    11953

    400*

    88

    C Cairns(NZ)

    62

    104

    3320

    158

    87

    V Richards(WI)

    121

    182

    8540

    291

    84

    A Flintoff(ICC, Eng)

    79

    130

    3845

    167

    82

    M Hayden(Aus)

    103

    184

    8625

    380

    82

    *Stats are updated till 2 July, 2015.  

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