From 2011 to 2021: Players who hit most skyscraper sixes in a calendar year

Players who hit most skyscraper sixes in a calendar year
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In the last few years, great players who hit sixes in cricket have emerged.

Now it has become such a trend that every player likes to hit big hits while batting.

Cricket fans are also seen enjoying seeing the sixes of these batsmen.

Scoring sixes has evolved into an effortless display of physical force and timing by a batter, and as a result, we now have a plethora of new cricket records to remember and enjoy.

Rishabh Pant and Martin Guptill (2021)

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In the current year, Rishabh Pant and New Zealand’s Martin Guptill have hit the most number of sixes so far.

Although the player who will get the most opportunities to play in these two, eventually he can overtake in this race.

In terms of hitting, Indian batsman Rishabh Pant is more aggressive than Guptill.

KL Rahul (2020)

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Team India’s KL Rahul’s name has also been added to the list of sending the ball on air travel more often, KL had hit 29 sixes at the international level in 2020.

Lokesh Rahul has managed to hit more than 100 sixes in all formats of his international career.

KL Rahul is a player of that level who can achieve big records very soon.

Rohit Sharma (2017,2018,2019)

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Team India’s lethal batsman Rohit Sharma is considered to be the best player in the world, in the last five years, Rohit has played great cricket for the team.

Rohit has been the only player to hit the most number of sixes in international cricket from 2017 to 2019. Rohit in these three years respectively; Hit 65, 74 and 78 sixes per year.

Rohit has also hit more than 400 sixes in his international career.

Martin Guptill (2016)

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New Zealand’s Martin Guptill hit the most number of sixes at the international level during 2016.

Martin has hit 23 sixes in Tests and 181 sixes in ODIs at the international level.

Apart from this, in T20 format also Guptill sent the ball on air travel 147 times.

Martin Guptill was not very successful in IPL where he could hit only 15 sixes in 13 matches.

AB de Villiers (2015)

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South Africa’s AB de Villiers has created a stir in cricket, from international level to IPL, wherever AB has batted.

Mr. 360 has given cricket lovers joy by putting his attractive shots everywhere.

De Villiers held the record for hitting 63 sixes in 2015.

It is not easy to remain a power hitter in international cricket for a long time, but this magic remains in AB’s batting.

Brandon McCullum (2014)

New Zealand opener Brendon McCullum has been a prolific player in his time.

Brandon has hit more than 400 sixes in all three formats of cricket, Brandon had a great 2014 year where he managed to hit 55 sixes in that year.

He has played a high level of cricket in all formats and this is the reason why Brendon McCullum was successful in scoring a triple century in Test.

George Bailey (2013) ;

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Former Australia player George Bailey has also registered his name in this list, Bailey had the most number of hits of 40 sixes that year during 2013.

George Bailey played more cricket for Australia in ODI format.

Bailey proved to be the lifeblood of Australia in many important matches.

He also scored 478 runs at an average of 95 during a series against India.

However, this player was side-lined under the captaincy of Steve Smith. Bailey could hit only 85 sixes in all three formats.

Chris Gayle (2012)

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Everyone is aware of the aggressive batting of Chris Gayle that if Chris Gayle stands on the crease, then it can start raining sixes and fours at any time.

Gayle is the first player in the cricket world who has hit more than one thousand sixes in all formats of cricket.

Gayle had hit 59 sixes in international cricket during 2012. Chris Gayle has hit 331 sixes in ODIs, 98 in Tests and 106 in T20s.

Gayle is also the first player to hit 357 sixes in IPL. This is the reason why people call Gayle the Universe Boss.

Shane Watson (2011)

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Australia’s legendary player Shane Watson has been very famous for power hitting batting.

Watson had hit 57 sixes at the international level during 2011. Watson has hit a total of 245 sixes in all three formats of the game.

Apart from this, this player has been successful in hitting 190 sixes in the Indian Premier League.

Watson completed about 12,000 runs in all formats at the international level.

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