Most sixes and fours by cricket players in a test, ODI and T20 career/innings

by on January 22, 2013
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What more could be thrilling for the spectators than to witness ball going out of the ground and straight into the crowd? Cricket history is full of spectacular matches where some of the greatest cricket players have thrilled the spectators with unlimited fours and sixes. Names like Brian Lara, Sehwag, Shahid Afridi, Bradman, Graham Gooch and several other cricket players have earned much popularity by hitting sixes and fours. Below is the detailed information regarding cricket players who have hit most sixes and fours in test, ODI and T20 career and innings.

Most sixes by cricket players in test cricket career

  • Adam Gilchrist (100 sixes)
  • Jacques Kallis (95 6s)
  • Virendar Sehwag (91 6s)
  • Brian Lara (88 6s)
  • Chris Cairns (87 6s)

Most fours by cricket players in test cricket career

  • Sachin Tendulkar (2024+ 4s)
  • Rahul Dravid (1654 4s)
  • Brian Lara (1559 4s)
  • Ricky Ponting (1509 4s)
  • Jacques Kallis (1449 4s)

Most sixes by cricket players in test cricket innings

  • Wasim Akram (12 6s)
  • Nathan Astle (11 6s)
  • Mathew Hayden (11 6s)
  • Wally Hammond (10 6s)
  • Chris Cairns (9 6s)

Most fours by cricket players in test cricket innings

  • JH Edrich (52 4s)
  • Virendar Sehwag (47 4s)
  • DG Bradman (46 4s)
  • Brian Lara (45 4s)
  • VVS Laxman (44 4s)

Most sixes by cricket players in ODI career

  • Shahid Afridi (298 6s)
  • Sanath Jayasuriya (270 6s)
  • Sachin Tendulkar (195 6s)
  • Chris Gayle (193 6s)
  • Saurav Ganguly (190 6s)

Most fours by cricket players in ODI career

  • Sachin Tendulkar (2016 4s)
  • Sanath Jayasuriya (1500 4s)
  • Ricky Ponting (1231 4s)
  • Adam Gilchrist (1162 4s)
  • Virendar Sehwag (1129 4s)

Most sixes by cricket players in ODI innings

  • Shane Watson (15 6s)
  • XM Marshall (12 6s)
  • Sanath Jayasuriya (11 6s)
  • Shahid Afridi (11 6s)
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni (10 6s)

Most fours by cricket players in ODI innings

  • Sachin Tendulkar (25 4s)
  • Virendar Sehwag (25 4s)
  • Sanath Jayasuriya (24 4s)
  • Saeed Anwar (22 4s)
  • Virat Kohli (22 4s)

Most sixes by cricket players in T20 career

  • Brendon McCullum (68 6s)
  • Shane Watson (62 6s)
  • Chris Gayle (59 6s)
  • Yuvraj Singh (54 6s)
  • David Warner (51 6s)

Most fours by cricket players in T20 career

  • Brendon McCullum (165  4s)
  • Mahela Jayawardene (139  4s)
  • Tilakratne Dilshan (129 4s)
  • Garry Smith (123 4s)
  • Kevin Pietersen (119 4s)

Most sixes by cricket players in T20 innings

  • RE Levi (13 6s)
  • Chris Gayle (10 6s)
  • LE Bosman (9 6s)
  • MN Samuels (9 6s)
  • Brendon McCullum (8 6s)

Most fours by cricket players in T20 innings

  • Herschelle Gibbs (14 4s)
  • Ricky Ponting (13 4s)
  • AJ Redmond (13 4s)
  • LMP Simmons (12 4s)
  • Tilakratne Dilshan (12 4s)

 

 

 

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