Martin Guptill Sets a New Record of Most Sixes in T20 Cricket

Martin Guptill Sets a New Record of Most Sixes in T20 International Cricket 

Martin Guptill played a stormy inning of 96 off 50 balls against Australia in the second T20 of the series in Dunedin on Thursday. Where the Kiwi opener Martin Guptil hit 6 sixes and holds a new record for hitting most sixes in the T20 Internationals. Martin Guptill has surpassed Indian opener, Rohit Sharma, to hit the most sixes in the T20Is to set a new world record in international Twenty20 cricket.

 

Most sixes in International T20 Cricket 

Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
MJ Guptill (NZ) 2009-2021 112 108 7 3299 105 32.66 2413 136.71 2 20 3 287 165
RG Sharma (INDIA) 2007-2022 125 117 15 3313 118 32.48 2374 139.55 4 26 7 293 155
CH Gayle (WI) 2006-2021 79 75 7 1899 117 27.92 1381 137.50 2 14 4 158 124
EJG Morgan (ENG) 2009-2022 115 107 21 2458 91 28.58 1805 136.17 0 14 3 186 120
AJ Finch (AUS) 2011-2022 92 92 11 2855 172 35.24 1965 145.29 2 17 7 286 117

 

Previously, Rohit Sharma has hit 126 sixes in 107 matches in the International Twenty20. Martin Guptill’s 136 in just 96 matches. Guptill, who completed fifty off 26 balls, finally returned to the pavilion with regret of 3 runs. The Kiwi opener was caught by Marcus Steinis in the long-off Daniel Sams for 96 off 50 balls. He had 6 fours and 6 sixes in these devastating innings.

Martin Guptill’s 97, Williamson’s 53, and Jamie Neesham’s 45 off 16 balls in the tornado innings ended with the hosts New Zealand scoring 216 runs in the allotted 20 overs, losing six wickets. Until the last news in reply, Australia collected 116 runs for 6 wickets in 13.1 overs.

 


 

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