T20 Cricket: T20 is the most interesting format in the cricket world. There are tremendous sixes and fours in the 20 overs match. Every team tries to score maximum runs in just 120 balls and due to this, they have to try to put shots on every ball.
In such a situation, on some occasions, the players lift the risk and apply a lot of bounds. It is normal to hit sixes in T20 but it is difficult for a batsman to hit 10 or more sixes in a match. Despite this, there have been some players who have hit many sixes in T20 Internationals.
So we are going to talk about 5 players who have hit the most sixes in an innings of international cricket.
Evin Lewis – 12 Sixes
Evin Lewis is currently the most important part of the West Indies T20 team. Lewis is considered the new Chris Gayle of international cricket because this player also bats tremendously. Lewis played his first T20 International against Afghanistan in 2016.
He then became an important part of the team. Well, Evin Lewis scored 12 sixes in a T20 match against India in 2017. In this match, the Windies needed 191 runs to win. Evin batted tremendously during this period and scored 125 not out from just 62 balls.
This player has played 29 matches in T20 International and during this time he has scored 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries.
The special thing is that Lewis has hit more than sixes in his T20 career. He is just 28 years old and right now he can set big records by playing many matches for the West Indies.
Richard Levi – 13 Sixes
Richard Levi has been a great South African batsman. Levi hit 13 tremendous sixes during a match against New Zealand in 2012. In this match, Africa needed 171 runs to win.
The team’s run rate during the match must have gone below 10 as Levi was performing brilliantly. This player scored 117 not out from just 51 balls and gave his team an easy win.
George Muncey – 14 sixes
Not many people would know George Muncey. George is part of the Scotland cricket team. Shortly before this player came in many discussions. Actually, George hit 14 sixes in a match.
George batted tremendously during a match against the Netherlands in September 2019. George scored 127 not out in just 56 balls. Due to this, the team’s score reached 252 runs.
Aaron Finch (Australia) – 14 sixes
Aaron Finch would know every cricket fan very well. In 2013, this player first came in the eyes of the fans. In fact, Finch had hit 14 tremendous sixes in a match against England.
Finch scored a total of 156 runs in this T20 match. Apart from 14 sixes, he was also successful in scoring 11 fours. Well, because of Finch, Australia had scored 248 runs in the first innings.
Hazratullah Zazai (Afghanistan) – 16 Sixes
Hazratullah Zazai’s name came in quite a lot of news in early 2019 as the player battered. During a match against Ireland in February 2019, Jazai was successful in scoring 16 sixes.
Hazratullah Zazai made 162 not out in just 62 balls in the match. He was able to hit 11 fours in the innings. In this match, Afghanistan’s team was successful in scoring 278 runs in just 20 overs.