Top ten longest sixes in international cricket

Top ten longest sixes in international cricket

MS Dhoni(pic source : Twitter)

We have seen a lot more sixes as compared to earlier times. Many power hitter players come to hit the sixes and give enjoyment to the crowd. The likes of MS Dhoni, AB de Villiers, and Chris Gayle are clean strikers of the ball and once they time the ball with perfection, it stays hit. We have seen that the ball has even cleared the stadium on many occasions.

10. MS Dhoni (112 Meters)

MS Dhoni produces a lot of power in his shot. He hit many of sixes out of the ground. Dhoni hit 112 meters six to clint Mackey towards the long region in the CB series.

09. Ijaz Ahmed (115 meters)

Ijaz Ahmed is the Pakistan cricketer who can also hit the long sixes.he was known for his stylish strokeplay. He smashed a 115 meters long six against England in 1999. In this match, Pakistan team smashed only two sixes and both of them hit by Ijaz Ahmed.

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08. Corey Anderson (122 meters)

Corey Anderson is the left-handed New Zealand batsman and knows for explosive batting. He also holds the second-fastest century in ODIs as he had scored a blistering knock in 36 balls. Anderson smashed 122 meter long sixes to Mohammed shim when India tour New Zealand in 2014.

07. Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle is one of the big hitters of the game. He smashed a 120 meter long sixes to Yusuf Pathan in ICC T20 world cup 2010.

06. Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi is the Pakistani explosive batsman. He loved to clear the boundary. Afridi smashed 351 sixes in international cricket. Afridi clobbered Andrew Symonds for the gargantuan hit which landed on the second tier of the Perth Stadium in 2005

 

05. MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni knows for his power-hitting game. Former Indian captain smashed a straight six over the long-on boundary against New Zealand in 2009. He easily clears the boundary.

 

04. Mark Waugh

Mark Waugh was the Australian opening batsman and knew for his wrist work. The Australian opener made use of his feet against New Zealand off-spinner and smashed a six over the long-on boundary.

 

03. Yuvraj Singh (119 meters)

Yuvraj sing is the left-hand batsman and people know him as the sixer king. He can easily clear any boundary. Yuvi smashed six sixes in an over to Stuart Board in t20 world cup 2007. During this world cup, Yuvi smashed a 119 meters long six to Bratt Lee.

02. Shahid Afridi

Pakistan talisman batsman Shahid Afridi once again makes a list into the longest six lists. He smashed a six when Pakistan toured South Africa.

01. Albert Trott

Albert Trott is one of the few players who played for both England and Australia. He smashed a monstrous hit which went over the building of the Lord’s cricket ground in 1899. The ball went outside the ground and it is considered as the longest six in the game.

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