We often get the data about the Longest Sixes (Biggest Sixes) in a particular match or rather in a specific tournament. But are we aware of the Longest Sixes in international cricket (T20, ODI’s and Test Cricket)? Well, no need to raise your brows! In this very article, we are going to summarise the Top 10 Longest Sixes in Cricket History.
Top 10 Longest Sixes in Cricket | 2019 Updated
Lets Begin With the List of Top 10 Biggest Sixes in Cricket History.
10. MS Dhoni – 112m Six vs Australia
Let’s begin with “ Mr cool” MS Dhoni. MS Dhoni is most Successful Captain of Indian Team. One of MSD’s sixes that is memorable and impressive is when he cleared the longest Adelaide Oval boundary while under immense pressure during the 2011-12 Commonwealth Bank Series. It was a breath-taking hit by MSD, with the ball sailing out the boundary for 112 meters Six. It was the first time Australia had hosted a tri-series since 2007-08, with India, Australia, and Sri Lanka competing. The host nation won the competition, but Dhoni’s six was one of the most amazing moments of that tour. without any doubt, MSD is one of the most Destructive Six Hitter in the history of Cricket.
9. Ijaz Ahmed Longest Six – 115m Six vs England
Ahmed, former Pakistani Cricketer who played in test matches and ODIs for Pakistan between 1986 to 2001. Ijaz Ahmed was Right handed middle order batsmen. he was a sweet timer of the cricket ball as well as a dangerous hard hitter. Ijaz Ahmed smashed his career’s biggest hit against England when he smacked the ball out of the ground for 115 meters six. his six is 9th in the list of Longest Sixes in cricket history.
8. Daniel Christian Longest Six in Big Bash
1983 born Australian cricketer Daniel Christian is an all-rounder. He represented Australia in 19 one day internationals and 15 T20 Internationals. Daniel Christian is playing for Hobart Hurricanes in Big Bash League. His monster six came out in Big Bash League 2015 when he smashed the ball out of the park.
7. Corey Anderson Biggest Six – 122m Six vs India
Corey Anderson has introduced himself by breaking Shahid Afridi’s 18-year-old world record of Fastest ODI Century of All Time when he smashed his maiden 100 against west indies in just 36 balls. He hit a ball on the roof of Napier cricket ground for New Zealand against India for 120 meters six. The unlucky bowler was Mohammed Shami.
6. Chris Gayle Longest Six
one of all time dangerous hard hitter in cricket history, big man Chris Gayle. it’s so understandable that Chris Gayle is in the list of batsmen who smashed Longest Sixes in Cricket history. Chris Gayle has no need for an introduction. we all know his ability to hit the ball out of the ground at any venue. let’s watch the video.
5. Shahid Afridi Monster Six vs Andrew Simonds
Boom Boom, LaLa and Sixer King. no one in the cricket world is unaware of this master of hitting. he started his career with Fastest Century in ODI cricket, which remained as the world record for the next 18 years. now he has retired from One Day cricket but he played some memorable innings and smashed many breathtaking sixes. shahid Afridi’s hit on the bowling of Andrew Simonds is the 5th Longest six of all time.
4. MS Dhoni Long Six vs New Zealand
MS Dhoni knew as one of the best finishers in cricket history, and also one of the greatest captains in cricket. In the meantime, he is a power hitter also. MS Dhoni hit a breathtaking six vs New Zealand, he didn’t even look at the ball once it left his magical bat. This truly added to the drama and made his six even more special. India won the match and the series after having won the Test series earlier.
3. Mark Waugh Longest Six in Test Cricket
Stylish and elegant Australian Opening batsmen Mark Waugh definitely deserves his place in this list. This is the only six in this longest sixes list which was made in test cricket. Mark Waugh hits a breathtaking six on the bowling of Daniel Vettori in Perth in 1997.
2. Yuvraj Singh
The sixer king, who has the record of fastest T20 International Fifty (12 Balls) and also has the Record for 6 consecutive sixes in T20i, Yuvraj is known for his big sixes. When he struck cricket ball with his high back-lift, that is a treat to watch for every cricket fan from all around the globe. Yuvraj is the most stylish hard hitter in cricket history. He only flicks that ball from Brett Lee and it went long way from the boundary line.
1. Shahid Afridi – 158m Six
This man has many world record related to big hitting or scoring with a fast strike rate. He has the world record for most sixes in One Day Internationals. He also has the record for most sixes in the International cricket (test, ODI’s and t20 combined). But, that sixer was above all. That was truly a monster. 158 meter? Yes, it was 158 meters long six.
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