New Zealand has been on a leather hunt in the third test match against Pakistan at Sharjah as the Kiwi batsmen have broken the world record for the most number of sixes in a Test innings, beating Australia’s record of 17, which they achieved against Zimbabwe at Perth in 2003. The batsmen smashed as many as 19 sixes as they ended the day 3 on 637-8.

Out of those 19 sixes, 11 were hit by captain Brendon McCullum, who scored 202 runs while Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson and Tim Southee (50 each with the help of 2 sixes each) and Kane Williamson and Mark Craig complete the tally with a six apiece. Here are the list of teams with most number of sixes

By Against Sixes Year Venue
New Zealand Pakistan 19 2014 Sharjah
Australia Zimbabwe 17 2003 Perth
Pakistan New Zealand 15 2002 Lahore
India  Sri Lanka 15 2009 Mumbai
South Africa West Indies 15 2010 Bassetere

*Stats updated till 29 November 2014

** New Zealand are yet to declare their innings.


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