Cricket is one of the oldest sports in the world. The sport has come a long way from the barren grounds of England to the greenish pitches of South Africa and the noisy stadiums of Indian sub-continent, even the fans playing online cricket games.
With the development of different, limited and short formats of the game, the style of play and mindset of fantasy cricket players has also seen a significant change over the years in the longest format as well.
Aerial boundaries are more frequently seen now than before. And these boundaries help the daily fantasy cricket fans playing at 11wickets App using Android/iOS to score points.
Here’s a look at the top 5 batsmen with most sixes in Test Cricket history. Read on and play cricket online to win big!
Brendon McCullum (107)
He is one of the greatest Kiwi skippers, opener and arguably the fiercest hitter of all-time. Brendon McCullum, is the right-hander would step out facing the very first ball of a test match, going for a six above a fielder placed in the deep. Hitting 107 sixes in 176 innings for New Zealand, McCullum currently stands above the list of most sixes in Test Cricket history.
Adam Gilchrist (100)
The skilful Australian left-hander is known for his timely masterclass and jaw-dropping wicketkeeping. Adam Gilchrist was one of the most critical parts of the dominant Aussie squad in the 2000s. Famously known for his class ball-striking ability in all the three formats of the game, Adam Gilchrist had a strike rate of 81.96 in the longest format of the game. In 137 innings, he has hit 100 sixes and currently stands second in this list.
Chris Gayle (98)
The great Windies left-hander and hit machine for the team, Chris Gayle is the third batsman in this list. During his test cricket career from 2000 to 2014, he has participated in 182 innings and hit 98 sixes at an average of 42.18 . anding a muscular 6ft 2in tall, Gayle was never much interested in running between the wicket for runs. He found it easier to swing the ball overheads of the fielders and collect boundaries.
Jacques Kallis (97)
He is arguably the greatest allrounder of all time. The South African cricket superstar, Jacques Kallis is a treat to watch for his admirers from all over the world. He was indeed among the most consistent and complete player of cricket who literally could do everything in the game at the highest level. Not to mention his calm and class not only change with the format but also got enhanced with the kind of play required from him. Kallis has hit 97 sixes in 280 innings from 2001 to 2013.
Virender Sehwag (91)
Virender Sehwag is one of the most famous openers of the Indian Cricket team. With an excellent hand-eye coordination and bat swing, Sehwag made a career batting without moving his feet. His batting was based on the simple philosophy of watching the ball carefully and hitting it over the fielders.
Labelled as a white ball player due to his unorthodox technique and non-defensive mindset, Sehwag turned out to be a heck of a test opener. In his 12-year test career, he hit the ball over the ropes 91 times to stand at number 5 on this list.
*These records are updated as on January 29, 2020
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