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In the limited-overs cricket, sixes play an important role for the batting side as it helps to add runs most quickly. During the 2011 World Cup (officially known as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011), which was hosted by the Asian countries India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, the batsmen hit a total of 258 sixes.
In the list of top most six hitters in the 2011 World Cup, we can see many big familiar names who are famous for their quality aggressive batting.
Here we are talking about the top five most six hitters in the 2011 World Cup.
AB de Villiers (South Africa) – 7 sixes
South African cricketer AB de Villiers, who also played as a wicket-keeper in some matches of the 2011 World Cup, performed impressively as the top-middle-order batsman. After playing five matches, the right-handed batsman hit seven sixes in that tournament.
During that tournament, De Villiers’ best performances was against the Netherlands during the Group Stage (at Mohali on 3rd March 2011) where the right-handed batsman smashed four sixes during the knock of 134 runs off 98 balls.