Top 10 Longest Sixes In Cricket – Biggest Sixes Till 2023

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A batsman can hit the ball out of the park to score a Longest six. Cricket fans have seen many great strikers of the ball, hit the ball at a maximum distance. However, there are few batsman like Shahid Afridi and Chris Gayle who can launch the ball into the sky and then land it on the road near the stadium. Today, we will be discussing Top 10 Longest Sixes in cricket.

Top 10 Longest Sixes In Cricket

Here is the list of Top 10 Longest Sixes in Cricket.

Shahid Afridi [ 158 meters Six ]

Legendary Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi got his nickname Boom Boom for his magnificent hitting skills. He had fastest strike rate as compare to other batsman during his career. Shahid Afridi holds the record of hitting most sixes in the ODI format.

Afridi was a monster striker of the ball. He recorded many long sixes during his career. But, his longest six was observed against England. When he hit the ball out of the stadium with his powerful force. You should have seen the face of Stuart Broad when Afridi struck him a 158 meter six.

This six by Shahid Afridi is regarded as the longest six in International cricket. Thus, Shahid Afridi takes the top spot on out list of longest sixes in cricket history.

Yuvraj Singh

Who remembers 6,6,6,6,6,6 in an over by Yuvi? Yes Yuvraj Singh was too a powerful hitter of the ball when it came to hitting sky kissing sixes. Indian Cricket fans remember him well for his huge sixes to the opponent batsman. Even today, his name is on the most sixes in career list.

In ICC T20 World Cup 2007, Yuvi hit six sixes in a single over. He was nicknamed Sixer King for his splendid hitting skills. With only a flick, he can drive a ball out of the field. It is a beautiful scene to watch.

Mark Waugh

Former Australian Captain Mark Waugh also joins our list at the 3rd spot. He was a splendid hitter of the ball. In 1997, he hit the ball bowled by Daniel Vettori, out of the park with just a little effort. And, he recorded his longest six.

Therefore, Mark Waugh deserves his name on our list.

MS Dhoni

Former Indian Captain MS Dhoni also puts together his name on our list. He was a stylist striker of the ball and he invented the helicopter shot. Dhoni is regarded as the best finisher in the cricket history due to his six hitting skills when needed.

He recorded his longest six against New Zealand when he hit a huge six and ball went out of the stadium. Mahi even did not cared to look where the ball went. This explain how strong and confident he was that its a six.

Chris Gayle

West Indian Cricketer Chris Gayle also puts together on our list. He is known by the names of Gayle Storm, Universe Boss and Six machine for his six hitting skills. He holds the record of hitting most sixes in International cricket with his 539 sixes.

Gayle has struck many sixes but his longest six came against India in bilateral ODI series. You can see that how fast the ball travels, when Chris Gayle hits a six.

Shahid Afridi against Andrew Symonds

Boom Boom Afridi recorded his 2nd longest six against Australia. The bowler was Andrew Symonds. You can see the bowler’s face to know that how big and huge that six was.

Afridi was famous among Pakistani cricket fans for unleashing his force on opponent bowlers to get maximum sixes. Every time he faced a ball, he went for a six. Some of his sixes are still a treat to watch and enjoy. Apart from it, he also held the fastest Century record in ODI cricket for 17 years.

Corey Anderson

New Zealand cricketer Corey Anderson lists his name on our list with his 122 meter six against India. He is one of the most powerful strikers of the ball from New Zealand team. He is known for breaking Shahid Afridi’s 17 years old fastest century in ODI record.

He recorded his longest Six in cricket history, when he threw ball out of the park for a 122 meter six against India. This was brutal hitting experience and you can see the face of unlucky bowler Mohammad Shami.

Daniel Christian

Australian Professional Cricketer Daniel Christian takes the 7th spot on our list of longest sixes in cricket. So far, he has played 19 ODIs and 16 T20 for Australia in his career. He recorded his longest Six in Big Bash League 2015 against Hobart Hurricanes.

He hits the ball out of the stadium with so much strength that it is a six. While talking to the Media about this six he said ” i was trying to get runs and the bowler came to ball. I cleared the leg and went for six”.

Ijaz Ahmed

Former Pakistani Cricketer Ijaz Ahmed grabs the 8th spot on our list. He was a splendid hitter of the ball and he struck sixes when his team needed them the most. Ejaz Played test and ODI cricket for Pakistan from 1986 to 2001. He is regarded as the most destructive batsman in Pakistani cricket.

Ijaz recorded his longest six when he hit the ball out of the field with his sheere force against England. It was a 115 meter six.

MS Dhoni against Australia

Again, We have Former Indian Captain MS Dhoni taking the last spot on our list. He is regarded as the most successful captain of all times in cricket. Dhoni recorded his 2nd longest six against Australia at Adelaide Oval boundary during Common Wealth Bank Series.

He hit the ball with so much power and strength that it traveled out of the stadium in no time. Australia were hosting a tri series for the very first time in history. Even though, Australia won the match; but Dhoni’s longest six is still a treat to watch.

You can say that, MS Dhoni is the most stylish six hitter in the cricket history.

Conclusion

So here is our list. Who do you think should be on our list. Let us know in the comments.