Grounds are getting smaller and bats are going broader. In addition, only 20 over per innings and 10 wickets meaning by batsman can take more opportunities to score runs without being feared of getting out. This is T20 cricket, a shortest format of the game where slow batting is a crime. It is a format where anything can happen, whether 6 sixes or five wickets in an over, it all happens in T20. Lighting fast scoring, variation in bowling and unbelievable catches and fielding, all are the factors responsible for global fame of the T20 cricket.
A six is the best way to get maximum runs utilizing minimum deliverers and surely is most effective tool of batsmen in shortest version of cricket When batsman has fewer deliveries to face and more runs to score then there is only one way to do so. Hit the ball hard and make it fly in the sky and most of the successful T20 batsman love to hit the ball hard. A famous saying “if it`s in the arc, it`s out of the park” is true description of T20 cricket. Below is the list of players who have the record of most T20 international sixes.
|BB McCullum||New Zealand||70||2105||123||135.28||87|
|CH Gayle||West Indies||42||1239||117||135.55||72|
|MJ Guptill||New Zealand||47||1241||101*||122.02||49|
|LRPL Taylor||New Zealand||61||1109||63||120.28||44|
|MN Samuels||West Indies||35||834||85*||121.75||43|
|JP Duminy||South Africa||55||1342||96*||124.48||42|
|DJ Bravo||West Indies||49||906||66*||120.00||40|
|JA Morkel||South Africa||49||572||43||142.28||39|
|KA Pollard||West Indies||39||598||63*||146.56||34|
|DPMD Jayawardene||Sri Lanka||55||1493||100||133.18||33|