Chris Gayle’s Sixes in Cricket

Chris Gayle’s Sixes in Cricket

The article – Chris Gayle’s Sixes in Cricket is about the number of sixes the Jamaican hard hitter of Cricket Ball has hit in all formats of the games. He completed 200 ODI sixes on 28 June 2013 in the opening game of Tri Series (India/Sri Lanka/West Indies) against Sri Lanka at his home ground Kingston. 

Chris Gayle became the 3rd player after Shahid Afridi (308) and Sanath Jayasuriya (270) to hit 200 Sixes in ODIs. As of 28th June 2013, he has 202 sixes in ODI Cricket.

Chris Gayle's Sixes

 

Most Sixes in ODI Cricket

Sixes

Batsmen

308

Shahid Afridi

270

Sanath Jayasuriya

202

Chris Gayle

195

Sachin Tendukar

190

Sourav Ganguly

Chris Gayle also completed 350 Sixes in International career during his knock of 109(100) which included 7 sixes. He is the third player to complete 350 Sixes in ODI cricket behind Shahid Afridi (382) and Sanath Jayasuriya (352). As of 28th June 2013, he has 351 sixes in International Cricket.

 

Most Sixes in International Cricket

Sixes

Batsmen

392

Shahid Afridi

352

Sanath Jayasuriya

351

Chris Gayle

277

Brendon McCullum

264

Sachin Tendulkar

 

Chris Gayle is not only among the top six hitters in ODIs. He features in top 5 for Most Sixes in all formats of Cricket. In Tests, he has hit 89 Sixes in his 97 matches.  He is 4th on the list of players with Most Sixes in Test Cricket.

 

Most Sixes in Test Cricket

Sixes

Batsmen

100

Adam Gilchrist

97

Jacques Kallis

91

Virender Sehwag

89

Chris Gayle

88

Brian Lara

 

In T20 Cricket, Chris Gayle is the most fearful batsman to any bowler in the Cricketing World. And the reason is his ability to score big with big sixes and thrash the opposition. In T20 Internationals he has hit 60 sixes which makes him 3rd on the list of Most Sixes in T20 Internationals.

 

Most Sixes in T20 Internationals

Sixes

Batsmen

75

Brendon McCullum

62

Shane Watson

60

Chris Gayle

54

Yuvraj Singh

54

Martin Guptill

 

400 Sixes hit by Chris Gayle in T20 Cricket is by far the highest number of Sixes by any player. Only 3 others could get more than half of his Sixes. Here is the list

 

Most Sixes in T20 Cricket

Sixes

Batsmen

400

Chris Gayle

269

Kieron Pollard

208

David Hussey

203

Brendon McCullum

198

Ross Taylor

 

 

Chris Gayle also leads the table of Most Sixes in Indian Premier League (180) and Bangladesh Premier League (38).

He has scored most sixes by any West Indian Batsmen in all the formats (Tests, ODIs and T20s).

All stats are correct till 30th June 2013

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